The only way to arrive at the Hotel Cipriani in Venice is by water taxi, writes Georgina Safe.
Venice's legendary luxury hotel has reclaimed its splendour, writes Sally Webb.
How to define a great hotel? For a start, find one that makes you feel right at home, writes Lee Tulloch.
Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.
Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.
These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.
New hotels don't pop up often in Venice, so the arrival of Aman Canal Grande, which opened earlier this month, has caused a bit of a stir.
Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.
There is no other city quite like Venice. In summer, its alleyways sink under the weight of tourists. In winter, it sinks under the weight of water; either way, this canal city is a spectacle. No trip is complete without getting lost for hours in its meandering laneways, being serenaded by a gondolier, gawping at St Mark's Square, or slurping risotto di seppie by the Grand Canal.