Author Archive For: Jono Bennett

Why Biking is the Best Way to Explore!

What’s the best way to see a city? A coach tour gives you a great introduction to a city, but you are a long way from the action and have ...

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A Tomb With a View: Exploring Barcelona’s Main Cemetery

In a previous post, I wrote about the pleasures of wandering around cemeteries in London and Paris. I’m not a morbid person, but somehow it’s a reassuring experience. It links ...

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Walking Among the Dead

You know the sights, you’ve done the back streets, you’ve even bought the T-shirt. So now you probably want to get away from the crowds around Big Ben or the ...

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An Insider’s Walking Tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

I lived in Barcelona for fifteen years and I can still remember the first time I got lost in the labyrinth of streets between the Ramblas and the cathedral, searching ...

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Pickpockets: 5 Ways to Stop Them, 5 Ways to Spot Them!

Spring is on the way, apparently. Here in London it’s hard to tell, but I’ve just got back from Barcelona (via Rome, Nice and Florence) and while the Mediterranean has ...

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Educational Travel | So Hungry I Could Eat a Horse!

The big food scandal to consume Europe earlier this year, particularly Great Britain and Ireland, has been the discovery of horse meat in products labelled beef. From frozen burgers to ...

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