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Posts from the ‘Eastern Europe’ Category


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We all seem to know our way around a computer and buying online has become the norm. Although, if you’re like me, you probably like to hear a friendly voice who can reassure you that what you are booking or buying is EXACTLY what you want or need. Read more »


Lunar Landscapes & Cave Houses in Cappadocia

Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

Tucked away in central Turkey, Cappadocia is overshadowed by the beach resorts of Kuşadası and the cosmopolitan Istanbul. I’d watched a documentary on it years ago and was intrigued by the beige landscape adorned with clusters of rock pedestals resembling overgrown mushrooms. Read more »


New On The Block – Croatia



The EU has opened its arms once again and welcomed Croatia to its flock. It seems incredible that only 20 years ago this beautiful country was in turmoil, beaten and bruised from four years of war. Time really does heal. Read more »


Travelling With Brendan Harding

Me in Jordan 1

One of the best things about being a travel writer is the people you meet. When you’re abroad you tend to be more open to chatting to complete strangers, well at least I am. The world seems friendlier when you’re on holidays, perhaps it’s the sunshine and leisurely liquid lunches, either way, it’s refreshing and one of my favourite things about travelling. Read more »


24 Hours In Istanbul

DSCN3634While I realize it’s not possible to truly see a city in 24 hours, no matter the size, it is possible to get a taste for it. Memories can be created in seconds, and I managed to create plenty in my 24 hours in Istanbul.

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Travelling With Tom Sweeney

Tom Sweeney dolphin (1)

Photo Credit: Tom Sweeney

I’m pretty sure I don’t need to introduce you to travel writer, Tom Sweeney, as no doubt you’ve read his travel adventures in newspapers and magazines over the years.  Read more »


Halloween Getaways

Darkness is creeping into the evenings that bit earlier and the mornings are slow to rouse. Leaves are turning from green to yellow and red, their grip loosening from the branches. Shops are dressed with cobwebs and pumpkins, faces hidden behind scary masks. Read more »


The True Essence of Dubrovnik, Croatia









Summer was coming to a close and I couldn’t resist the temptation to squeeze in a final week of sunshine and al fresco dining. Destination? The beautiful city of Dubrovnik. Read more »


Best Value Holiday Destinations

Choosing your holiday destination can reduce your holiday price dramatically, so it’s important to keep this in mind. Yes, you  may find a great deal in a 5 star hotel, but keep in mind to eat and drink in the hotel will make a rather large dent in your holiday spending money. With times being tough, people are looking for more for their money, and with weather like this, they need to get a break in the sun. So I’ve put together a list of the best value for money destinations in Europe. Read more »


Destination Euro 2012 – For All You Football Fans

I grew up on rugby, so I’m not very learned about football. I know the players look fitter, younger and generally more handsome than rugby players, with a notable lack of cauliflower ears. However, I’m not adverse to learning and I listen intently as my lovely man talks passionately about his boys in blue. Read more »