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Posts from the ‘Turkey’ Category


First Time Cruising with MSC

MSC Musica

MSC Magnifica

We were waiting to embark the rather impressive MSC Magnifica in Venice. Beside us a young couple fussed over their baby, a group of retired Germans chatted happily, a couple in their 40’s were being ignored by their two teenagers and a gaggle of thirty-something women laughed uncontrollably at an ‘inside’ joke. 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 »


Whirlwind Weekends Away

DSCN3629Life moves at a fast pace and generally when I’m booking a break away I’ll look for somewhere we can enjoy beautiful views, peace and quiet. However, every now and then I want to be surrounded by the sounds and smells of a new city. I want to explore and discover. 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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