I had a dilemma back in June. How can you possibly explore a city as vast, as cosmopolitan and as interesting as Istanbul in just a day?I decided you couldn’t. So I didn’t try to. I was fortunate enough to know I was coming back for another day a few months later. So I ticked […]Read more "Istanbul in Two Days (part 2)"
Where East meets West. That’s what I’d heard about Istanbul. Knowing it was a heavily Muslim city, I pictured it exactly like Marrakesh, with snake charmers in the public square, Eastern architecture, and calls to prayer over loudspeaker a few times a day. When we first arrived, part of me was a little disappointed: what […]Read more "Ottoman Trek: Istanbul"
Almost a year ago, I embarked on the birthday trip of a lifetime overland from the south of France to the place I’d always dreamed of visiting: Dubrovnik, Croatia. The image that had me going gaga for Dubrovnik a year ago Tomorrow, just before my next birthday, Busabout and Flight Centre UK have given me […]Read more "Ottoman Trek: Preview"