On the Orient Express from Istanbul to Venice
Gulf Business, December 28 2010
Articles published in 2010
- including visits to Quebec, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Colombia and Galveston and programme articles written for Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera and Welsh National Opera. There is a large gap in this after July 2010 which will be filled in due course.
In the meantime access articles July - December 2010 via the website
or simply by googling "Adrian Mourby".
Articles up until the middle of 2010 listed below:
Stay the night: Kempinski Nile, Cairo
Cairo was often let down by its poor standard of accommodation but not any more, says Adrian Mourby, The Independent on Sunday, July 11 2010
If Puglia is the new Tuscany, where are all the British?
The threatened invasion from our shores hasn't materialised so far. Adrian Mourby visits a new hotel that could persuade us to make the journey, The Independent on Sunday, July 4 2010
The Calatrava Connection
From Lisbon to Zurich Santiago Calatrava has redefined the railway station in Europe. Adrian Mourby profiles the Spaniard who is now transforming Belgium's railways.
Metropolitan, July 2010
Stay the night: Rumene Manor, Latvia
This 19th-century manor house is in the vanguard of Latvia's hotel revolution, says Adrian Mourby, The Independent on Sunday, June 27 2010
Anniversaries are a favourite hook for concert planners, festival directors and magazine editors. But Adrian Mourby has had enough.
Classical Music Magazine June 5 2010
Never mind the sex, this is the city
Evening Standard 26 May 2010
Stay the night: Odette en Ville, Brussels
This boutique hotel is not to all tastes, but things are seldom black and white, says Adrian Mourby, The Independent on Sunday, May 9 2010
Times may be tight, but we're hooked on classics
Classical music festivals are on the increase across Europe despite the tough economic climate. Adrian Mourby reports, May 23 2010
A land soaked in sunshine ... and sorrow
Its troubled past is unavoidable, but new tours of Serbia offer rich rewards, says Adrian Mourby, The Independent on Sunday, May 2, 2010
So, what would Winston have made of this?
This famous hotel is more Moroccan than ever after a 100m facelift. Adrian Mourby tested the water Stay the night La Mamounia, Marrakech
The Independent on Sunday, April 18, 2010
This city battled the elements and won - not once, but twice
Galveston is back, just 18 months after being devastated by Hurricane Ike. It was the same story 108 years ago, when the Texan island rebuilt itself after the Great Storm. Adrian Mourby reports
The Independent on Sunday, April 11, 2010
Generosity abounds on the great wall of fire
On 13 March, a line of light will blaze along Hadrian's Wall from coast to coast, Adrian Mourby and his son walked the route The Independent on Sunday, February 28, 2010
Istanbul: From the Orient Express to European 2010 Capital of Culture
By Adrian Mourby
Daily Mail 14th February 2010
Warsaw looks just as it did in Chopin's day. Well, almost
On the eve of the great composer's 200th birthday, Adrian Mourby sees how the city where he grew up has emerged from centuries of war and ruin
The Independent on Sunday, February 14, 2010
This is the perfect setting for an affair of the heart
The novelist Henry James set 'Daisy Miller' at this hotel. The link has won it a place on a prestigious list Stay the night Les Trois Couronnes, Vevey, Switzerland
The Independent on Sunday, January 31, 2010
Are you the right stuff for the white stuff?
To survive in the frozen winter wastes of Canada, you need to take some tips from the locals. Adrian Mourby and son learnt the ways of the Huron
The Independent on Sunday, January 24, 2010
Let me show you to your en-suite cave, sir
An unusual hotel has opened in the Italian town of Matera. Its aim is to maintain the integrity of the past. Adrian Mourby reports
The Independent on Sunday, January 17, 2010