I took my family to see Chedworth Roman Villa this weekend – on the way back home from Giffords Circus … Continue reading Chedworth – snails and soapwort in the rain, nice dry mosaics!
The labyrinthine, bustling old town of Split is contained within the shell of the Emperor Diocletian’s magnificent palace, built in … Continue reading Split and Salona: Emperor Diocletian’s palace and more!
Zadar, a ferry ride south from Pula, is a fantastic place to visit. I stayed in a hostel overlooking one … Continue reading Zadar: lovely town with impressive Roman sights and others
The Amphitheatre at Pula, Croatia, is a fantastic sight, and is a real draw to the city. It is a … Continue reading Pula: not just the Arena
The plan was to get to Croatia by boat – I booked a ferry going from Venice to Poreč, and … Continue reading ‘The Wreck of the Unbelievable’: Damien Hirst’s incredible exhibition in Venice
For some reason, Lonely Planet fails to mention the Roman fort at Saalburg at all. This is a failing on … Continue reading Saalburg: beautiful forest walk to a great reconstructed fort with some interesting artefacts
Mainz is a beautiful place with lots of charm, and it’s busy with people in the summer. Vans in the … Continue reading Mainz: atmospheric underground temple, Roman ships, and museum with treasures