The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need [...]
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Travel stories about unusual journeys, places, customs or careers found in the myriad of all those things in Europe.
Yes, this is supposed to be a site about unusual journeys and, yes, tulips in Amsterdam are about as unusual as finding a long queue and a surly stare at airport security. But…
Sickness has slowed my writing this month, I’m sorry to say. But rather than leave you hanging in silence, I thought I’d cheer you up with a quick taste of Tirol. Drum roll please as I introduce the iPhone only snapshots of my time in the snow. Who could imagine…
To see the cool side of Paris, see Mama Shelter. Forget the Eiffel Tower and ignore the Champs Elysees. The young, the weird and the beautiful wine, dine and, er, rendezvous in the 20th – and they make no apology for it.
Not long ago, I worked on a project called A Perfect Day in Berlin with British Airways for their shiny new Facebook App (see exhibit A if you’re just itching to know which six things I picked.)
Drunk with power, I put together an itinerary of the best way to spend 24 hours in the city and ignored my…
It only takes two hundred and thirty nine steps to reach a completely different city. To reach a song from the past that hauntingly blends with the snow that falls without sound.
The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only [...]
Berlin. The world seems to love you but I’m not quite sure why. I went, [...]
somewhere between the squelchy feet and droplet-splattered lens I managed to find a few photos to fall in love with. Europe. You may be wet and wild in …
The song sounded soulful but also a little sad. The man’s voice, with a tremor likely absent in his youth, addressed the crowd as though we were but one.
One person. A girl. A friend. A home. I couldn’t quite be sure, losing words as they…
As a Londoner, you miss out on London at its polite and polished best. The London that would turn up to a job interview. The London you would take home to meet your parents. The side of London that tourists get to see…
I love the medieval city of Girona, although a city this size scarcely seems large [...]
As a way of throwing money away this seemed to be a particularly pointless exercise. We were standing at the foot of the Tegelberg mountain
A non-descript side street, a stained white wall. Paint peeling from the window frames and sidelong glances from passersby.
In the space of five minutes, we’ve travelled through five countries: Mexico, Peru, Lebanon, Morocco and Korea.
…Covering a Wall and Bathing in Resplendent Lime Green
Barcelona’s beachfront reveals what a difference a week can make…
Today, I arrived in Barcelona. It’s not my first time but it has been a long time. And things have changed…
The final instalment of the Iron Route Journey. East, West, Good, Bad, Win, Lose, Draw.
Another look at 1989.
You don’t need me to tell you that football’s popular around the world. But as Poland gears up for Euro 2012, here’s why I’m laying my ghosts to rest…
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