WorldWideWriter WorldWideWriter

I am a writer and a traveller. My travels take me to all parts of the world, but my current favourite destinations are Italy, Spain and North America. My blog focuses on "the interesting and the unusual", with a particular emphasis upon history, culture and countryside.

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Exploring Tridentum, the Roman City of Trento, Italy WorldWideWriter 2d

The Romans knew the city of Trento, in northern Italy, as Tridentum. There is still plenty of…

Italy #city #history #sightseeing

Sushi, Fish and Fast Food: Exploring Japanese Cuisine in… WorldWideWriter 9d

Tokyo is a wonderful destination for foodies, with everything from budget food, a vibrant fish…

Japan #city #food

The Frescoes of Trento, the Painted City WorldWideWriter 16d

Exploring the magnificent frescoes of Trento. There are so many of them, both inside and outside…

Italy #art #building #city #sightseeing

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Castel Roncolo, Bolzano: a Romantic Hilltop Castle WorldWideWriter 23d

Castel Roncolo, on a tall hilltop outside Bolzano in Northern Italy, is known as the “painted…

Italy #art #building #history #sightseeing

Book Review: Sparkling Wine (Vineyards of England and Wales) WorldWideWriter 30d

Sparkling Wine: the Vineyards of England and Wales is a new book that lists and describes more than…

United Kingdom #drinks

The Gorge of Ponte Alto and Its Man-Made Waterfalls WorldWideWriter 37d

The Gorge of Ponte Alto, close to Trento in northern Italy, is a spectacular sight, with two…

Italy #canyon #sightseeing #view #waterfall

Book Review: Everest England by Peter Owen Jones WorldWideWriter 44d

Everest England by Peter Owen Jones is a new book that challenges walkers to tackle some of…

United Kingdom #hiking #nature

Prior Park Landscape Garden: the Vision of Ralph Allen and… WorldWideWriter 51d

Prior Park Landscape Garden is a spectacular 18th century park on a hillside overlooking Bath. It…

United Kingdom #history #park

Where to Find the Romans in Sofia, Bulgaria WorldWideWriter 58d

Sofia in Bulgaria (once known as Serdica) was an important Roman city. But where are the best…

Bulgaria #city #history #sightseeing

Book Review: Experience Spain From Lonely Planet WorldWideWriter 65d

Experience Spain is a new book from Lonely Planet that explores Spanish life and culture. It will…

Spain #art #food #history #lifestyle

Visiting Boyana Church, Sofia: a World Heritage Site WorldWideWriter 72d

Boyana Church, Sofia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on account of its remarkable frescoes and…

Bulgaria #architecture #art #building #sightseeing

Hidden Art Galleries: the Churches of Sofia, Bulgaria WorldWideWriter 79d

The Byzantine-influenced churches of Sofia are full of frescoes and other artworks. They are almost…

Bulgaria #architecture #art #building #sightseeing

Top Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria WorldWideWriter 86d

The top things to do in Sofia, the friendly and affordable capital city of Bulgaria.

Bulgaria #city #sightseeing

What to See and Do in Bradford on Avon WorldWideWriter 93d

Things to see and do in Bradford in Avon, an attractive medieval town just eight miles from Bath.

United Kingdom #city #history #sightseeing #tip

Can the New Venice Tourist Tax Combat Overtourism? WorldWideWriter 100d

The new Venice Tourist Tax will be levied on visitors in an attempt to address overtourism and to…

Italy #city

Visiting the Queen’s Horses at the Royal Mews, London WorldWideWriter 107d

The Royal Mews in London houses the Queen’s horses and state carriages. An enjoyable visit for…

United Kingdom #city #sightseeing

Virtual Reality and Travel: the Future of Tourism? WorldWideWriter 114d

What is the future of virtual reality in the travel industry? And can VR ever be a substitute for…

Graffiti or Street Art? St Pauli and the Schanzenviertel,… WorldWideWriter 121d

Exploring the abundant street art of St Pauli and Schanzenviertel in Hamburg. Is it street art or…

Germany #art #city

Speicherstadt, Hamburg: Bridges, Canals and Warehouses WorldWideWriter 128d

The Speicherstadt area of Hamburg is a remarkable combination of canals and neo-Gothic…

Germany #architecture #building #city #sightseeing