Istanbul’s rainbow stairs

Istanbul’s rainbow stairs

In a centuries-old neighbourhood in the centre of Istanbul, retired forestry engineer Hüseyin Çetinel spent four days painting almost 200 steps of a public thoroughfare linking the Findikli and Cihangir districts. This was in August 2013. As a result, Hüseyin Çetinel...
Bike Barcelona with a local

Bike Barcelona with a local

Biking is the new golf. It’s all about the food. According to Julia Cosgrove in These 9 Trends Prove That the Way We Travel Is Changing, biking and food are two areas that are changing the face of travel. I’d advocate for another: The sharing economy is...
Blue cruise on a Turkish gulet

Blue cruise on a Turkish gulet

If you’re looking for the ultimate in relaxing travel experiences, consider a blue cruise on a Turkish gulet off Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. Along the coast, a host of “Mavi Yolculuk,” (Blue Voyage) options are available at budget prices, making a blue cruise...
Buying a SIM card in Spain

Buying a SIM card in Spain

Calling and data plans offer convenience and security when travelling. If you’re planning on buying a SIM card in Spain, several options are available at reasonable prices. Too Many Adapters is my usual starting point for pre-trip research on staying connected...
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Look at any photo album of Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park and without a doubt you’ll want to add a visit to the park to your travel list. I don’t know what it was about those photos that indelibly etched themselves on my list. Was it the sheer beauty of the...

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