Barcelona city

Barcelona City, Spain

“It’s like a dream”, a girl told me in Mexico prior to my highly anticipated sojourn to Barcelona city, in Spain. While I later understood what she meant, my initial impression of the city was how much faster the Spanish was than in Mexico. In fact, the whole city is pulsating – an international, cultured …

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Totnes, Devon

Having lived in Totnes, Devon, for six months, I know its laneways, meadows, hills, smells, its taverns and even some of its residents rather well. When my dad came to visit, he described the place as being like something out of a Charles Dickens’ novel. Perhaps it was because we lived at the top of …

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Adventurous things to do

Three Adventurous Things to do While Travelling

“Make love in a hammock! Life is the ultimate experience, and you have to live it to write about it”, said the English teacher in the 1980s film The Sure Thing, starring John Cusack. To me this makes perfect sense (writer or not), for the garden is colourful, wonderful beyond words, experience it and live …

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