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.
A travel photo of Şanlıurfa, Turkey.
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.
A travel photo of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey.
A travel photo of dancing at a camel wrestling festival in Didim, Turkey.
One of the perks of running a group of work abroad and travel websites is that we possess things travel businesses want. And they have things that we need and desire. Every now and again we shake our assets at the travel industry, they show us a bit of leg, and we both get down to making sweet business together.
With Halloween approaching we recently took the opportunity to head down to Bodrum to revaluate our favoured spot to ride out the zombie apocalypse.
A travel photo of Diyarbakir, Turkey.
The Pyramids, of course, are among the world’s premier tourist attractions but one of the pleasures of travel is stumbling upon a ruin little known outside of its immediate locale. It is just there, minding its own business down a side street and available to poke around or clamber on, often without having to pay an entrance fee.
Every two years work on The Working Traveller slows down as I focus my attention on the festival of football playing out on the TV.