Verona (and the Opera Festival)

3 September 2010 | Places

If you’re in Italy in June through August there’s no better place to be than Verona for the annual opera festival. The operas take place in the ancient Roman amphitheatre, the Arena di Verona. It’s a magical place, the performances kick off at 9 pm and often continu...

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In Bruges

27 August 2010 | Places

Markt – The Market Square – in the centre of medieval Bruges. . London’s a great city, but there are lots of other great cities it’s easy to get to from London. Last week I hopped on my bicycle and spent three days riding to Paris. And Maureen and I have als...

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