This Could Be Rotterdam

I have always associated trips to Rotterdam with gloomy industrial installations and lots and lots of oil tankers and barges. That association is not entirely wrong. Rotterdam was for man years the world’s largest port, until recently when it got overtaken by...

Athens: Not Just The Classics

I went to Athens for an academic event. I stayed at the ridiculously youthful 360 degrees hotel in trendy Monastiriki rather than the classic King George Hotel opposite Syntagma square and near the country’s Parliament, where the conference was being held. Walking...