Bored in lockdown? Try learning how to tango online

Bored in lockdown? Try learning how to tango online

All of Argentina’s 44 million inhabitants currently appear to be offering online tango classes. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it’s fair to say that porteños (residents of Buenos Aires) are jumping into the world of virtual tango with both high-heeled feet. Available…

Expo 2020 organisers to discuss possible delay

Expo 2020 organisers to discuss possible delay

Organisers of Expo 2020 will meet via video conference on Monday to consider a delay to the event. According to reports from the Middle East, a year-long postponement is one of several options to be discussed. With the event due to begin…

Strolling with daffs on the Tamar, south Devon

Strolling with daffs on the Tamar, south Devon

‘You mustn’t miss the dock dung,” said our friend Jeremy. “But you’ll have to wait till lunchtime for the avocets,” added his partner Trish. Those words had rung in our ears as we stepped off the Tamar Valley train at Bere Alston…

10 of the best travel books

10 of the best travel books

Venice by Jan Morris Recent reports suggest the now-quiet canals of Venice are at their clearest for 60 years, with dolphins and swans spotted in recent days. The city, of course, has always had a touch of fantasy about it. “Venice is…

Oberammergau Passion Play delayed until 2022

Oberammergau Passion Play delayed until 2022

In a virtually unprecedented move, the Oberammergau Passion Play will be postponed for two years as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world. Organisers sought to blame the delay on the administrative district office of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which earlier prohibited the…