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Monday Photo: Istanbul, Turkey

A travel photo of Istanbul, Turkey.Read More
Living in Istanbul

Kristin Larson: Why I Live in… Istanbul

With food and culture making up such a large part of Kristin Larson’s blog, she could have picked few better places to write than From the Seven Hills of Istanbul.Read More
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More Turkey? Ah, Go On, Go On, Go On…

The Christmas dinner plates have been cleared away, the crackers pulled and pudding soaked in brandy and set alight. On Boxing Day the left overs were consumed but if you haven’t had enough of Turkey yet here are some more pictures for your festive delight:Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Istanbul, Turkey

A travel photo of Istanbul, Turkey.Read More
Istanbul in the Snow

Istanbul in the Snow

If it is going to be cold, let it snow I say. At least the place will be pretty. This works well enough in average English new towns but in Istanbul the effect is to add a magnitude of drama to an already dramatic city. Read More
Bangkok, Thailand

The Working Traveller Takes it Slow in Thailand

It has been a while since we were last on the road. Unlike some digital nomads we only travel part time but, then - despite the impression sometimes given - so do the majority of people who make their living with a laptop and an internet connection. Most long term travellers quickly learn they have the freedom of time as well as geography and sooner or later will stop somewhere and stick around for a while.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Istanbul, Turkey

A travel photo of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey.Read More
Travelling Istanbul by Night

Istanbul: A Tale of Two City Experiences

Our guidebook warned us about Tanya*. She worked in a club just off Taksim. The sort of place where, according to the Dangers and Annoyances section of our guidebook, the following might happen:Read More
Pudding Shop Map, Istanbul

Travel Hall of Fame: The Pudding Shop

For many travellers in the late 1960s and early 1970s the journey east really began in Istanbul. Though the hippy trail may have begun in a New York bucket or cross Channel ferry and ended in several places on the sub-continent, such as Kathmandu or Kabul, the route’s choke point was Istanbul.Read More
Three Travel Photographs

Three Photos: Istanbul, Turkey

Three Photos of Istanbul, Turkey.Read More