Travel: The art treasures of Venice

August is the bicentennial of Venice’s Galleria dell’Accademia opening to the public, so there is no better time to marvel at the city’s art treasures, writes Laura Millar
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My landlord put up my rent by a third so I moved to Albania to escape the cost-of-living crisis

Celebrating our first evening away from the UK and our attendant financial concerns, we found a stylish bar, Colonial, in Tirana’s hip Blloku district and scanned the cocktail menu. Prices started at an agreeable 500Lek (£4.30) for an Aperol Spritz. My partner Dan was delighted to discover a Negroni would only set him back AL800, less than £7. Later, we moved onto dinner at an informal taverna in the lively Pazari I Ri area where three substantial dishes, including a tasty butterbean stew and g
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