Category: Europe

A Day in Champagne

For today’s blog I thought I’d start with a few lines of travel poetry: At Charles de Gaulle Airport one fine sunny day the Road Warrior read an itinerary in not quite the right way. His onward flight to Miami had already long gone and a night in […]

A tour of Jewish Seville

Over the years I have been to many sites of Jewish interest, old and new. I have seen my fair share of Jewish neighborhoods, museums, centers, synagogues, historical sites, events, ghettos and memorials. Places which in various ways I have found to be uplifting, depressing, confusing, inspiring or […]

Douze Points …. Swede

I have a dirty little secret; a private shame that I have lived with since high-school days. For most of the time I keep it hidden in a closet, but like an unshakeable cold-sore it rears its ugly head once a year, in around May, and then I […]