Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and exploring the globe.
While I’m not as well travelled in England as I’d like to be, I think I can confidently say that Cambridge has to be one of the country’s loveliest cities. Where else can you see such a compact abundance of exquisite architecture set among some of the world’s most prestigious colleges? Add to that handsome churches, cobbled squares, ancient bookstores, a gorgeous network of riverside backs, the age old pastime of punting, a lively market square and a ridiculously historical pub and no wonder people flock here from all over the planet.
Back in the day I used to teach at an annual English language summer camp in the town of Woodbrigein Suffolk. Every year we’d do a day trip to Cambridge with the teens and force some English history down their throats. But my favourite visit here came in May 2019 when my old friend Irish Mike and I spent a full day exploring the sights and reminiscing over a friendship that has now spanned over seventeen years. For more, take a look at my reports from: