Turkey has amazing history stretching back many thousands of years. From Roman occupation to the Crusades, the Ottoman empire and into the world wars, there’s plenty to explore in Turkey for the history nuts. Enjoy Turkey’s natural beauty – Cappadocia’s extraordinary rock formations, the Med and sun-kissed beaches. And don’t forget the fabulous food!
It is pitilessly hot and dusty in summer. Freezing, slushy and cut with cruel, icy winds in winter. It’s inhabitants are clannish and conservative – the women bundled and head-to-toe covered, the men bearded and guarded. So why go to … Continue reading
Recently in our London office we were shown the short-list for the On The Go photography competition. As ever, the entrants were of a fantastic standard. But what I was most impressed with is people who take the time to actually do anything … Continue reading
Turkey’s Cappadocia region is one of the greatest places on earth. Cappadocia has a lovely small-town feel; and of course there are the caves to explore! It’s filled with caves, just like the Flintstones. My tip is to always to … Continue reading
Huge bags of spices, nuts & pulses almost filled to overflowing. Soft cheeses in large briney vats, baskets filled with freshly picked tomatoes, Turkish delight, dried fruits, the list goes on. I wander around trying to choose what to take … Continue reading
One of my most relaxing and memorable experiences was sitting on the deck at the ”Deja Vu” bar overlooking the quaint harbour full of local Gulets in Kas, southern Turkey. The sun was setting, the sky had amazing colours, the … Continue reading
This was something I always wanted to do …and now have. Firstly I must warn everyone that this is not an easy thing to do. We were there to pay our respects, and in a way this is the Australian … Continue reading
Anzac day… what an emotional experience. I probably not the right person to be taking about this, as soon as the horn blows & the anthem plays, I remember all those that have died & end up all teary … Continue reading