Rome Forum

Returning to the Eternal City

It had been twenty years since I last visited Rome, yet it took just a few hours for the city to get back under my skin.

Piazzaga donkey

Torno to Piazzaga: a tale of two donkeys

Getting to Piazzaga is not particularly easy. I stayed for a few days in this tiny village in the hills...

Lake Como view

Como without the crowds

Beautiful scenery. Crowds of well-heeled tourists. George Clooney. If you’d asked me about Lake Como a week ago, that’s about...

Leopard close-up

Some of the Stupidest Things I’ve Done While Travelling

As you know, I’ve been doing this travelling thing for a while now.  I’d like to think that I’ve got...