Karen Warren

About me

I am a tax professional turned writer and traveller. I have a travel blog and my first novel, “Shadow of the Dome”, is published by Endeavour Press.

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Beating the Crowds at the Vatican Museums with a LivItaly Small Group Tour

I don’t like crowds. Or queues. A few years ago, I looked at the line of people outside the Vatican Museums and decided – regretfully –  to go and do something else instead. But I was determined that I was going to get to the Vatican Galleries and Sistine Chapel one…

Exploring the City Walls and Alcazar of Segovia

Segovia’s fortifications tend to be a bit overshadowed by the city’s main tourist atraction, the Roman aqueduct. But the city walls and Alcazar (fortified castle) are an important part of Segovia’s history. And they offer the visitor some spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, and a peaceful walk around a…

Exploring the Roman Aqueduct of Segovia

It is the classic view of Segovia. The spectacular Roman aqueduct that dominates the town and reaches out towards the mountains. Visitors clamber to the top for the views, or walk between its arches. They might even float gently above it in one of the colourful hot-air balloons that are…

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