Monthly Archives: August 2010

Overeating in Umbria

It’s possible that I’m now twice the size I was, after my stay in Umbria. I certainly should be — lord knows I’ve consumed more pasta, meat and booze than is normally recommended for a single person over a three-week period. But how … Continue reading

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Buffet Breakfast Wars: Uncovered!

One of the things I was most excited about on my solo-travel adventure was – and I’m aware of just how tragic this will sound – the hotel buffet breakfasts. What can I say? I’m a sucker for multiple breakfast … Continue reading

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Venice is for lovers … and me

I’d read that everyone gets lost in Venice. That you’ll have your map in hand with explicitly clear directions to where you want to go, but as soon as you hit those winding alleys and tiny lanes it’s all over. … Continue reading

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Eyes heart Salzburg

Those Germans are a thoughtful lot. It’s as if their rail system was designed with people just like me in mind. That is, those somewhat challenged in the areas of map reading and general instruction-following. It was at Munich Hauptbahnhoff, … Continue reading

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