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Şile - the picturesque fishing village

Many visitors to Istanbul never want to leave Sultanahmet, now I fully understand why but its also…


The Swish new Houghton Hotel

There are certain bragging rights that come with being the first of your friends to stay at the…


Day Tripping in Soweto

On a warm winter Sunday 3 South African women from very different walks of life got together and…


Sun, Sand and Mountains for Easter

A family vacation has the potential to become a disaster for anyone alternatively it can turn out…


48 Hours in Nelspruit

The capital of Mpumalanga province, and now known as Mbombela it is the gateway to the Kruger…


Budapest - what not to miss

Budapest has it all. Fairy tale castles, an admirable love of the red powder paprika, architecture…


Kayseri - take 2

A visit to Kayseri is not just a journey, the destination is home to a diverse group of people…


Day out at Büyükada - Princes' Islands

The story begins when Leon Trotsky was deported from the Soviet Union in February 1929. His first…


When in Alanya you should .........

Exploring this seaside town will give you a sense of sheer happiness. By day 2 of a holiday you are…


5 Must do’s in Pofadder

Located in the Northern Cape this town has always tickled the fancy of many South Africans. One…