Archive for April, 2013

Turkey: Arriving in Istanbul

April 18, 20134 Comments

We fly from Dubai on another late (but cheap flight), arriving in Istanbul in the early hours of the morning. We’d found an apartment to rent before arriving in Turkey on-line, but on checking-in we found the place had been occupied by someone else, to make matters worse we started to feel the cold chill of […]

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My Travel CV: Travels of Adam

April 16, 20132 Comments

In 2010 Adam quit his job as a graphic designer in Boston and went on a 15+ month trip around the world. The journey took him to places like North Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. Since 2011 he’s been living in Berlin “Europe’s most hipster city”.  Today Adam writes and blogs about […]

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Dubai Budget Sightseeing

April 14, 20132 Comments

In our last post we covered the basic costs of visiting Dubai on a budget, here we tell you how you can have fun Dubai Sightseeing without breaking your budget. Dubai Budget Sightseeing: Deira Old Town The Dubai Museum  and the adjacent  Grand Mosque of Dubai began our cheap sightseeing day.  The museum entrance fee […]

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Dubai on the Cheap

April 10, 201312 Comments

We had never considered Dubai to be a flashpacking destination and it wasn’t very high on our must do list for this round the world trip.  However with some very reasonable airfares from Sri Lanka to Dubai, and a fly Dubai bargain back into Europe, we decided to give it a try.  By breaking up […]

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Negombo Beach and Sightseeing

April 5, 20135 Comments

The change in weather had spoiled our plans to go diving and sunbathing on the south coast of Sri Lanka so we decided to head back to Negombo to give this place a second look (it was our first stop in Sri Lanka) and to see if the clouds would clear for us. We decided […]

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