Pamukkale

Selcuk –  Denizli (Pamukkale)-Goreme We were going to take a train from Selcuk to Pamukkale but decided against it because there would be too many stops on the way and the trains would be full -increasing the chances that we would be standing for the full duration of the trip, so we opted for the…

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Trevor Noah to take over the Daily Show!

There was speculation in recent days of Trevor Noah being the front runner to take over The Daily Show. When the following post showed up on my facebook page I was stoked that he confirmed that he will in fact be hosting one of my favourite shows! “Trevor Noah No-one can replace Jon Stewart. But…

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The Ancient City of Ephesus

Istanbul – Selcuk (Ephesus) We took an early morning flight from Istanbul to Izmir. Once at the Izmir airport we caught the TCDD train to Selcuk. We were immediately greeted by a friendly man once we disembarked from the train station. We asked him where the Nazar Hotel was and he explained – but then…

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Istanbul in 3 days

Day 1 We arrived in Istanbul at 3pm and managed to find our way to our hotel in Sultanahmet using the public tram. We got off at the bus station first to confirm and pay for our booking of the overnight bus from Pamukkale to Cappodoccia at the Metro Turizm office. My first introduction to…

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Turkey and Greece Itinerary

Here is just a brief summary of my Turkey and Greece trip; I will go into detail of each place in posts to follow. If you have any questions, need any advice or just want to comment please feel free to use the comment box below and I will definitely reply! Itinerary Summary Total days:…

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For the Travel Newbie – Part 1: Be your own travel agent!

We prefer the flexibility, adventure and cost saving of planning our trips ourselves. This is how we go about planning our trips. 1) Pick your destination What is your dream destination? Partying in Ibiza, hiking to Macchu Picchu, shopping in Milan? Think about what interests you and what you want to see/do and then… 2)…

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Our Travel Collage 2010-2014

This is a big A0 block mounted print I made of our travels of the past 4 years – it hangs in our living room and is a constant reminder of the awesome memories we have created. In no particular order: Macchu Picchu, hot air ballooning over Cappadoccia (Turkey), Grand Canyon, Mykonos windmills, Eiffel tower (Paris), camel…

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My thoughts on travel

You know what I hate? When people post their suggested itinerary to a particular place/country on a travel forum and they are crucified for trying to fit in too much (according to other people). Granted there are some things that may be impossible to do in terms of logistics – but it really grinds me…

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Mpumalanga: Wildlife extravaganza!

An essential part of any trip to SA is a safari! The Kruger National Park provides just that, from the safety of your vehicle you can see all sorts of wildlife…. mainly lots of buck….. but every so often as you meander through the park you will stumble upon giraffes grazing on tree tops, elephants…

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