Jan 18, 2019 Turkey
I recently had the opportunity to visit Troy and Gallipoli on a tour of Turkey’s Çanakkale province (pronounced “Chan-uh-ka-lay”). I knew there’d be a lot to learn from these famous sites, but I did not expect Çanakkale to be such a wonderful off-the-beat…
Jun 28, 2016 Product Reviews
If you’re planning a vacation to Turkey, take a look at this free mobile app which gives you 300 minutes of free public Wi-Fi access, PLUS it includes a handy guide with interactive maps, photos, useful contacts, currency converter, exclusive discounts fo…
Apr 17, 2016 Turkey
Istanbul is precipitously perched between east and west. At the convergence of cultures, continents and empires. Turkey been the home to over a dozen empires over the last 4000 years, including Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. Every dynasty has left its last…
Nov 23, 2014 United Kingdom
We almost discovered the magnificent display of poppies at The Tower of London by accident, but we were glad we did. 888,246 handmade ceramic flowers symbolised British individuals who had fallen in World War I. My 5-year-old daughter gazed over the sea o…
Oct 29, 2014 Croatia
During a recent weekend trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia we fell in love. We were already starting to fall for the beautiful country of Croatia over the last few weeks, and Dubrovnik sealed the deal.
Apr 30, 2014 Malta
Situated just a short stroll from Valletta, Grand Hotel Excelsior was our delightful home base during our recent visit to Malta. On top of the gorgeous views, the buffet breakfast was my highlight. But Caius received an unexpected surprise.
Nov 18, 2013 United Kingdom
Visiting London after 6 years. Here you can find train prices from Gatwick, where to get your SIM card real cheap and where to stay if you are looking for a luxury family hotel, in the heart of Mayfair.
Oct 5, 2013 Turkey
When it comes to food, Turkey has a similar style to Israel so by getting familiar with our post from Israel you will have a good head start. However, as Turkey is literally at the crossroads of East and West, it also sports more international cuisine.
Oct 5, 2013 Turkey
Istanbul is a vibrant city with too much to do in a short amount of time. Our 5 days in Istanbul was simply not enough, no surprises there. But what we did manage to pack into a few days in Istanbul were all highlights for us.
Oct 2, 2013 Turkey
The 2nd day of our tour through Cappadocia including the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, a magic ice-cream show, panoramic views, yummy Turkish lunch, the beauty of rugs & a viagra market. Join us in this nature wonderland.
Oct 1, 2013 Turkey
The reputation of Cappadocia, Turkey as one of this planet’s most beautiful regions is not without merit. Here is day 1 of our tour through nature's wonderland. Including Imagination Valley, Hermit Valley, Underground Cities, Ceramic Art & one big bloody…
Sep 26, 2013 Turkey
During our visit to Istanbul we made the smart choice of staying 5 nights at the Eresin Crown Hotel which, for us, has set the benchmark on luxury hotels.
Sep 25, 2013 Turkey
During our trip to Turkey, we had the pleasure of staying at the fabulous Taskonaklar Hotel for 3 nights, nestled in Ucister, the highest point in the region of Cappadocia. Home to dozens and dozens of hot air balloons silently floating in the clear sky a…
Sep 23, 2013 Turkey
Bear cave? Bat cave? Cavemen? Any preconceived ideas on caves will be blown out of the water. There are no animals, semi-humanoid species or superheroes in these caves, but you may find Russell Crowe or TWB.
Sep 9, 2013 Turkey
All I could hear was the gentle breeze softly whispering past the hot air balloon and the occasional whoosh of the flame filling the ballon, as we soared on smooth streams of air. The warm sun breached the nearby plateau casting a warm, encompassing glow …
Aug 25, 2013 Destinations
We were so close we couldn't bear to skip this wonder of a country that everyone raves about. 4 destinations in less than 3 weeks.
May 21, 2013 Puerto Rico
When one steps into such an magnificent rainforest home with killer views, you can feel two ways. One: overwhelmed, over cautious, pretentious. Two: at home and want to stay forever. I definitely felt the second one.