Tag: Turkey Travel

Getting the Ferry to Rhodes from Marmaris

June 20, 20130 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 […]

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Marmaris All Inclusive for Flashpackers

June 12, 20132 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 […]

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Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

June 10, 20132 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 […]

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Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

June 3, 20131 Comment

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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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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