A new contribution from Tim Thurston

For all of you who dream of travelling to Italy to visit Florence and the nearby cities of Pisa, Arezzo, Assisi and Siena, here now is a short guide to all these wonderful places and their cultural treasures, written by Tim Thurston in 2006. In Florence and around, he advises readers as to the bestContinue reading “A new contribution from Tim Thurston”

Introducing Tim Thurston

Piazza San Marco, Venice The latest contributor to Trips and Travelogues is the respected broadcaster Tim Thurston, who presented programmes on Ireland’s music radio station, RTÉ FM3, which later became RTÉ Lyric FM. You can read all about Tim in the About section of the website. Tim has written a piece on the city thatContinue reading “Introducing Tim Thurston”

Two more travelogues

The ‘capital’, Mount Athos, Greece Two more travelogues, both by Julian Walton, have been added to the ‘By other authors’ section on the website: Croatia, 1966 and Mount Athos, 1969. Julian describes the joys and pitfalls of travelling around Europe by car in the 1960s, and the various adventures – some of which are quiteContinue reading “Two more travelogues”