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Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

We have got used to having our hair removed by other men.  This is not some sexual fantasy, but merely the fact that getting a true wet shave with a cut throat razor feels like a bit of cheap pampering when you are on the road. We have been shaved by a one legged barber […]

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Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

We spent nearly two months in Turkey, spoiling ourselves with the decadence of a week in Istanbul before making our way to the southern coast for a break from travel as we rented an apartment for two months. While we were not able to sample anything in terms of fine dining on our flashpacking budget, […]

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A Day at Sea from Fethiye

A Day at Sea from Fethiye

You cannot really visit any of the resorts on Turkey’s southern coasts without at least once hopping on board a boat and exploring the coves and little beaches that hide away from the madding crowds of the main resorts of Fethiye, Calis, Marmaris and Bodrum.  In fact it is a must. The trick is finding […]

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A Long Holiday in South Turkey

A Long Holiday in South Turkey

What Long Term Travellers Do For A Holiday After 16 months travelling non stop around the world, countless thousands of miles, scores of  flights, trains and bus journeys we decided to down tools and take a break.  The place we chose for our holiday break was southern  Turkey, or more specifically Fethiye.   So why did […]

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My Travel CV – The Globetrotter Girls

My Travel CV – The Globetrotter Girls

This week is a double bonus round as we get to talk to Jess and Dani from The Globetrotter Girls. They write a well-established blog, an excellent travel resource offering practical travel tips, destination guides and advice on housesitting as well as so much more. We’ve been so inspired by Dani and Jess that we’ve recently […]