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The Bus from Turkey to Bulgaria

April 26, 20130 Comments

We didn’t really want to leave Turkey, but plan to return once we’ve caught the backend of the ski season in one of Bulgaria’s top ski resorts, after a final stopover in Sofia. We decided to take the bus from Turkey into Bulgaria as this was the cheapest option. We will be spending a couple of […]

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Sightseeing in Istanbul

April 23, 20134 Comments

You can spend a week or more sightseeing in Istanbul, we only had a few days and have picked out a few highlights.  A dervish ceremony and slow gentle trip down the Bosphorus on the local ferry should definitely make it onto any Istanbul must do list. Sultanahmet to Galata Our first full day of sightseeing in Istanbul began with a […]

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Traveling in Aruba

April 23, 20131 Comment

  Aruba is a vacation destination that has no equal. It is located a few short miles north of Venezuela, and it is a genuine treasure that is situated in the enchantingly delicious waters of the southern Caribbean. Aruba is very well known for its exotic and extremely sensational white-sand beaches. Also, it has the […]

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Things To Do In Brunei

April 19, 20134 Comments

Sightseeing around Brunei Brunei is famous for its stunning sunsets, long days and beautiful mosques; however we’ve been told there is much more to do on a visit to the country.  After our own brief trip to the capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan, we received quite a few suggestions from readers of our travel blog, about places […]

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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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