The Best Shopping in Europe August 15th 1990 Got a goodnight's sleep, apart from when all hell broke loose at about 4.30am to call everyone to prayer. I was going to need it as what followed was the journey from hell.
The Grand Bizarre was absolutely awesome. It's a complete labyrinth of dark passageways, crammed with things to buy. It was a shame that we didn't have any money or room in our backpacks. You could spend the whole day in the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
I spent a year travelling around the world and that gave me a real love of travel. I have since been inter-railing in Europe twice. How my travel is limited to the annual two week holiday with the family - although we still cover some distance and certainly don't limit ourselves to two weeks by a swimming pool.... full info