Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Florentine Alchemist

Florence is famous for a lot of things. Michelangelo’s Davide. The Uffizi Museum. The Ponte Vecchio. But one of my favourite spots is tucked away down a little back street near Piazza Della Signoria. The place in question is a stationers, … Continue reading

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Casanova’s Venice

If you like a good old wander, Venice is perfect. Its a treasure trove of alleyways, squares, palazzi and canals and you can easily while away a weekend uncovering its secrets. But if you want to make some sense of … Continue reading

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Curiosity thrilled the cat – Tiziano Ferro live in Verona

“Curiosity killed the cat” says the proverb but for me active curiosity is an essential of travel. Most of my adventures have involved wandering around following my nose, or serendipity if you want a fancy label, rather than a grand … Continue reading

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