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Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Istanbul, Turkey

A travel photo of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Didim, Turkey

A travel photo of dancing at a camel wrestling festival in Didim, Turkey.Read More
Gliss Hotel & Spa in Kucukbuk, Bodrum

A Quick Look Behind the Scenes of our Recent Trip to Bodrum, Plus a Preview of a Hotel That Will Soon be Offering Spa Jobs in 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.Read More
Bodrum Castle

The Castle of St Peter in Bodrum – A Good Place to Ride Out a Zombie Apocalypse?

With Halloween approaching we recently took the opportunity to head down to Bodrum to revaluate our favoured spot to ride out the zombie apocalypse. Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Diyarbakir, Turkey

A travel photo of Diyarbakir, Turkey.Read More
Jerash, Jordan

The Ancient, the Magnificent and the Everyday

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.Read More
Children playing football in Mandalay, Burma

Photo Feature: Football Around the World

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.Read More
Quirks of Living in Turkey

The Differences in a Street in Turkey and Britain

This parasol has been sat in the middle of our road for the past few weeks. A big summer umbrella wouldn’t last three hours, let alone three weeks, in the same position in the UK before some form of officialdom took an interest.Read More
Volunteer Work in Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey

Volunteer Work in a Fairy Chimney Cave Hotel

A few months ago Brandon Fralic emailed from his cave room in Cappadocia to say he had scored a volunteer position we had mentioned on our other site, the Jobs Abroad Bulletin. We told him how the hotel cat gets into his room and, in exchange, he tells us more about his job.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