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Tips for visiting Turkey

By Emma - Last updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011

With a central role in eastern and western history, plus a great climate, pristine shores and a mouth-watering cuisine, you can be sure your holiday in Turkey will fill you with joy and inspiration. Marvel at whirling dervishes, discover Homer’s Troy, explore underground cities, bathe in thermal springs or visit fascinating ancient Roman cities. These […]

Cruising the Mediterranean

By Emma - Last updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011

With so many idyllic destinations and beach gems along the Mediterranean, it’s not an easy choice to decide on which one for a holiday. That’s why a cruise is sometimes the ideal answer, allowing you to efficiently sample all the major stop offs and if you do take a real fancy to somewhere you can […]

Valentine’s weekend in Istanbul

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, February 4, 2011

Istanbul is a haven for couples looking for something new from a Valentine’s weekend break. East meets West and old meets new, with 4th century buildings resting among new art galleries and bars. Flights to Istanbul aren’t as long as you’d expect and relatively cheap. Car hire in Istanbul is easily arranged, so all you […]