Adam Jacot de Boinod is an international travel writer and luxury hotel reviewer, having written for the Daily Mail, the Mail on Sunday, and The Daily Telegraph. After working on television panel game QI, he began investigating other languages, examining 280 dictionaries and 140 websites. This led to the creation of his first book of three in 2005, The Meaning of Tingo, featuring words that have no equivalent in the English language.
I knew Verona was going to be rather special, it being the setting for no less than two of Shakespeare’s plays. Fantastically situated, yards from the river Adige and bang opposite Sant’ Anastasia, one of […]