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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!

Exploring extraordinary Cappadocia

If you are thinking of a trip to Turkey, make sure it includes Cappadocia. Cappadocia is a region scattered with otherworldly rock formations which, due to the little peaks that appear on top of them, have been given the nickname … Continue reading

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The TNT Magazine Legacy Ball: commemorating ANZAC Day

    ANZAC Day is coming up again on the 25th of April. In commemoration of this important  event, you’re invited to go along to the ANZAC Ball on Friday April 15th, a black tie event held at Australia House in … Continue reading

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Incredible Istanbul; now in 3D

Here’s another fabulous entry from our Travel Writing competition (which is now closed.) We’ll be selecting a winner soon, but in the meantime, enjoy this little gem from Jesse Lund. Recently gaining momentum, 3-D technology plans to change the way … Continue reading

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Uncovering ancient history in Ephesus

This was one of the best sites I have ever been to and a definite highlight of my tour in Turkey. The Roman ruins of Ephesus were truly amazing. Exploring the area gives one a true sense of how the Romans … Continue reading

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Konya’s Whirling Dervishes

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

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Back to the future in Istanbul

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

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Living it up in Cappadocia

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

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What’s on the menu in Turkey?

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

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Staying cool in Turkey

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

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ANZAC Day

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

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