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Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Koycegiz, Turkey

A photo of Koycegiz, Turkey.Read More
Wine presentation and sampling in a cave in Avanos, Cappadocia, Turkey

Wine Tasting in Avanos

I have been cultivating an interest in wine drinking for a number of years now. After a dry month in Jordan I pounced on some good quality wines within my budget in Lebanon and was keen to rekindle my love hate relationship with Turkish wines.Read More
Altinkum, Didim, Turkey

Why Winter Seems Longer in a Tourist Resort in Turkey

It rained last night. A big rolling storm buffeted the house, soaked the streets and blew our mosquito net down. If you are reading this in, say, Manchester or Belfast I am sure your reaction is big freaking whoop. It rained here last night too and I’m not writing a bloody post about it.Read More
Taking Bad Travel Photos

My Bad Travel Photo: Hande Yener by Natalie Sayin

A bad travel photo of Hande Yener in Didim, Turkey.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #2

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Infinity Pool. Selimiye, Turkey

The (not quite) Cairo to (almost) Istanbul Trip Highlights (in Pictures) 3

Once we crossed over the Tigris in to Turkey we were on the final leg home. Though we knew it is a beautiful country Turkey surprised us. We have lived here for four years but, having only seen the Aegean coast, a few towns in the west of the country and Istanbul, we didn’t understand quite how varied the landscape can be. Read More
Temple of Apollo, Didim, Turkey

Photo Feature: Apollo Temple, Didim, Turkey

Our home town in Turkey is very much a package tourism destination. Young families and the retired from the UK come to lie on the beach in the mornings and afternoons and drink in the bars and clubs in the evening.Read More
My Boots. Sinai, Egypt

Back Home

Sitting at my desk a month or so after our return it seems almost like we haven’t been away and that there hadn’t been a seven month gap since I last sat in this chair.Read More
Volunteer Work in Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey

Volunteer Work in Fairyland

We recently met Andus Emge, of the Cappadocia Academy for Art and Culture, who is looking for a volunteer to help out around his cave hotel.Read More
Holiday Cave Hotel, Goreme. Accommodation in Cappadocia

Caves, Chimneys and Stone Houses in Cappadocia

The Cappadocia region of Turkey offers an array of hotel options where competition drives hoteliers to compete on style, uniqueness and ambience rather than on price alone. We took the opportunity to compare three different cave hotels in the region, one in Avanos and two in Goreme.Read More