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city break

  • An evening with Conchita Wurst at the Vienna Sphere

    Tweet Last night – as London’s Covent Garden and the Strand were shrouded in darkness thanks to the electrical fault – I found myself in a plastic bubble at Somerset House. The bubble is…

    April 2, 2015
  • Amsterdam snapshots

    Tweet I always think you can tell a lot about a city from how it looks in the rain. I was in Amsterdam for a few days last week and although it poured down pretty…

    March 29, 2015
  • 2 days in New York

    Tweet So last week I spent two nights and 2 days in New York, one of my favourite cities in the world. I’ve visited New York many times before – in fact, New York…

    January 26, 2015
  • Barcelona is the perfect city break

    Tweet It is to my absolute shame that I didn’t visit Barcelona for the first time until last year, where in addition to the excellent tapas and Prosecco Sangria (nom) I enjoyed wondering round…

    March 24, 2013
  • Ah Vienna – why the Austrian capital is great for kids

    Tweet ‘I can’t see the blood,’ my son said in a disappointed voice. ‘Where’s the blood?’ The blood in question was on the jacket Franz Ferdinand was wearing when he was assassinated, which as…

    February 24, 2012