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Why I fell in love with Venice

They say that there’s two types of people in the world: those who love the city of Venice, and those who hate it – I’m most definitely the former. Call me naïve romantic, I don’t care: I was utterly bewitched by the small but magical city. But can you blame me? Let’s consider the facts:   The sunset is breathtaking For the first forty-five minutes of my flight from Paris to Venice, I sat on the plane wondering why on earth I decided to fly rather than getting the…

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The Best of Barcelona in 6 photos

As I write this grossly overdue post about Barcelona, it’s a stereotypically cold, grey and gloomy London day. Escapism, much? I went to Barcelona for the first time in October. So…some time has passed. It’s taken me this long to really work out what to say about the experience and my entirely too brief time in the city. So, rather than write for paragraphs about how historical, beautiful, bright, clean, patriotic, artistic and, ultimately, surprising the city was, I’m going to let a few snapshots do…

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