Fantastic Florence
We visited Florence on a Sunday in April. We drove from our agriturismo in the countryside. Thankfully, traffic was...
7 things to do in Chicago
Chicago offers a wide variety of things to do and places to visit, from museums to famous ball parks. I put together a...
Chicago travel tips
Chicago has become my favourite US city. It has stiff competition from San Francisco and New York but the scales tip...
Chicago snippets
Hello from the Windy City! This is my first time in Chicago and I’m loving it. It is become my favourite US city....
Salem and the witches
The Salem witches are gone without a trace.   Years ago, I read a book called A Delusion of Satan: The Full Story...
Highlights of St. Alban’s Cathedral in...
“If you think about it, these cathedrals and castles are a lot older than my own country!” This was my...
The good ol’ English breakfast
It’s a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides the energy you need to start...
The Natural History Museum of London
Who can resist dinosaurs? Not me. The Natural History Museum of London is the best place to see them. Dippy, the 105...
London on Instagram
I love London! I love the alleys and side strets, the monuments, the ancient buildings (not keen on modern ones), the...
Secrets of the V&A Museum
The V&A (Victoria and Albert) Museum is part of Prince Albert’s legacy. His, and the museum’s, aim was...
Discovering London: Kensington and Knightsbridge
It doesn’t matter how well you think you know a city, there are always new aspects of it to discover. I recently took...
Retiro Station, an architectural gem
I have said before that you don’t really get to appreciate some aspects of your hometown until you move somewhere...
Istanbul street scenes
Allow me show you the street scenesI saw through my lens around Istanbul.            ...
An afternoon in Siena
The brightly coloured prints lure me into the shop. The handmade postcards, cards and scrolls hark back to a past era....
Genoa, our gateway to Italy
My impressions of Genoa in pictures