SEE, DO, TASTE

The Imperial Harem Istanbul, also known as Harem, Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey offers and insight into the lifestyle… • Read More »

OUTSIDE MY FRONT DOOR

Shane Dallas is an experienced adventurer and blogger who specialises in travelling to destinations where few others tread… • Read More »

CULTURE and LIFESTYLE

The biggest water fight ever is Songkran, which is held in Thailand and we have been there ….twice.… • Read More »

TRAVEL RESOURCES

Booking accommodation for your travels takes some detective work and often detective work of the highest level.  … • Read More »


The Imperial Harem Istanbul, Turkey

The Imperial Harem Istanbul, Turkey

The Imperial Harem Istanbul, also known as Harem, Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey offers and insight into the lifestyle of the Ottoman Empire. One can only imagine what it actually looked like in its heyday. The entire labyrinth of 400 rooms were all decorated to reflect that lavish lifestyle lived by the sultans…and by default the […]

Postcards and letters still matter

Postcards and letters still matter

Postcards and letters still matter to some people. Don’t dismiss these as a form of communication just because we live in an internet age. Much as I am an internet junkie, and in fact thought about calling myself iPaula since I own everything starting with an “i” (hope you are reading this Apple), not everyone is […]

Tasmanian beer – a class of its own

Tasmanian beer – a class of its own

Tasmania beer is in a class of its own. Tasmania is Australia’s only island state. This stunning island may be geographically small, but it is huge in terms of what it offers. Tasmania is the smallest state, though the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) is the smallest territory. At 315 kilometres west to east and 286 […]

Somaliland – “Outside my Front Door” by The Travel Camel

Somaliland – “Outside my Front Door” by The Travel Camel

Shane Dallas is an experienced adventurer and blogger who specialises in travelling to destinations where few others tread such as North Korea, Afghanistan and Iraq. Shane occasionally co-hosts “The Travel Show” on radio station Dubai Eye, and is in demand as a speaker, having recently delivered presentations and workshops about travel, blogging, social media, and […]

Detective work when you are booking accommodation

Detective work when you are booking accommodation

Booking accommodation for your travels takes some detective work and often detective work of the highest level.   Accommodation is the next biggest cost to flights, so getting a bargain is something we all want.   We are going to Europe in late August and September and had booked our flights ages ago. We did […]

A Walking Tour of Munich

A Walking Tour of Munich

  A Walking Tour of Munich. Walking in Munich in the early morning is a great experience. Munich is such an intriguing city to watch wake up. Watching a city wake up in the morning is one of the things that we value a lot when travelling. We found Munich to be charming; to the […]

How To Order A Beer In Australia – state by state

How To Order A Beer In Australia – state by state

How To Order A Beer In Australia – state by state   Ordering a beer in Australia is easy, but ordering a beer in every state is Australia is not so easy.   Sure, you can walk into any pub (hotel) and say, “I’ll have a beer mate”, and yes, you will get a beer. […]

Besancon – “Outside my Front Door” by Elena’s Travelgram

Besancon – “Outside my Front Door” by Elena’s Travelgram

Outside my Front door is a series of posts by fellow travel bloggers who share what is … outside of their own front door.     I’m Elena – a twenty-something girl born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine. Occasionally, I get lost in the jungles and love eating French pasty a lot. I blog at […]

Chimera (Yanartas) Turkey – discovering the flames

Chimera (Yanartas) Turkey – discovering the flames

Discovering Chimera (Yanartas) Turkey, the flames in was a unique experience. The Chimera, are quite phenomenal and the experience is very interesting … on so many levels. What are the Chimera (Yanartas) Turkey? We had read about the Chimera only while we were in Antalya to see a total eclipse of the sun, and since […]

An intimidating experience. Visiting – Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

An intimidating experience. Visiting – Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

I found visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi is just a little intimidating. In saying that however, I think that it should be on your must do list in this beautiful capital city of Vietnam.   While I don’t believe that you always need to see everything in a country, there are some […]