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Author: Adrian Mourby

Adrian Mourby is an Oxford-based novelist and broadcaster. He writes on both travel and culture for The Independent newspaper.  He began his working life as a BBC producer but for the last 20 years he has travelled the world writing about his experiences.

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Gulet-cruising: Wood's the way when sailing the Turkish coast

Gulet-cruising: Wood's the way when sailing the Turkish coast

Turkey's traditional wooden sailing boats are the best way to see the country's remote areas
Verdi: Exploring the Italian hometown of a musical genius

Verdi: Exploring the Italian hometown of a musical genius

In Busseto, the music of its most famous son echoes about every quarter