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A Day at Sea from Fethiye

May 31, 20130 Comments

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

May 29, 20133 Comments

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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Arriving in Bulgaria: First Impressions

May 21, 20138 Comments

We spent just over 3 weeks in Bulgaria, visiting Plovdiv, Bansko and Sofia. It’s not a long time to try and get to know a country, but no matter how hard you try it’s difficult not to form some opinions. Here we share some of our first impressions about Bulgaria based on our experiences. Bulgarian […]

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Sofia Two Days City Break

May 10, 20133 Comments

We had rested our aching skiing limbs for a few days in Bansko before we headed north to Bulgaria’s capital to see what we could find out about Sofia in two days.   We were looking forward to a bit more city exploring after Istanbul and Plovdiv had provided us with some real architectural and historical […]

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Bansko Ski Resort Prices

May 6, 20131 Comment

We set off by bus from Plovdiv after a very pleasant two days sightseeing amongst the Roman ruins and the very friendly locals.  Getting to Bansko from Plovdiv is easy, the buses at this time of year leave three times a day for the two and a half hour journey into the mountains of Pirin National Park, […]

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