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Day Trip to Lindos

Day Trip to Lindos

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wherever you are staying on Rhodes island there really is no excuse not to take a day out from your busy beach and tanning schedule to take a visit to the beautiful village of Lindos.  Its easy to get to and well worth the trip. Getting to Lindos We decided to go by bus and […]

Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

We are not really ones for the cultural shows that you regularly find in travel destinations.  Often they are a thin representation of the actual song or dance traditions of a community, overpriced and leave you feeling a little bit cheated.  This was certainly the case in Waitangi doing the Haka with some actors. Sometimes […]

Your Guide to Visiting Rhodes

Your Guide to Visiting Rhodes

| June 26, 2013 | 4 Comments

Visiting Rhodes early or late in the season can offer a really good value holiday in the sun and is a great introduction to Greek Island life. We give you our one stop guide to getting the best from your time on one of the larger Greek islands. After our long recuperation in Fethiye and […]

Getting the Ferry to Rhodes from Marmaris

Getting the Ferry to Rhodes from Marmaris

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

We had filled our stomachs and our livers at the Marmaris all inclusive experience and were in dire need of some activity to get ourselves back on the move both physically and mentally. We planned our getaway to Greece to try a bit of island life and were looking forward to some blue skies, blue […]

Marmaris All Inclusive for Flashpackers

Marmaris All Inclusive for Flashpackers

| June 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Our time of playing house in Turkey was coming to an end  and it was time to start travelling again.  Our original plan was to resume our tour of Eastern Europe, but in discussion, we both decided that the time was not right for this little part of our journey. We opted instead to try […]

Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

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 […]

Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

| June 3, 2013 | 1 Comments

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, […]

A Day at Sea from Fethiye

A Day at Sea from Fethiye

| May 31, 2013 | 0 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 […]

A Long Holiday in South Turkey

A Long Holiday in South Turkey

| May 29, 2013 | 3 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 […]

My Travel CV – The Globetrotter Girls

My Travel CV – The Globetrotter Girls

| May 27, 2013 | 5 Comments

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 […]