Diocletian Palace Split,
The Diocletian Palace in Split is one the highlights and should not be missed when you visit the city. It is a fascinating place to explore. It is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site as it is one of the best preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world. What’s the best part of the Diocletian Palace? If...
Szimpla
  I am no longer of an age where I want to party all night or get horribly drunk and then think that I have had a good time. Don’t get me wrong, I am not judging, but it’s not for me anymore. My idea of a bar is usually in a 5 star hotel sipping a champagne cocktail, but...
Bratislava
If you have seen either of the movies “Euro Trip” or “Hostel" you will most definitely have the wrong impression of Bratislava. I can assure you that it is totally safe and nothing at all like it is portrayed.  Bratislava is laid back and the town oozes old world charm. It really should be included in your Eastern European...
Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia's capital city, is not a destination that is on a travellers “must see” list. Most people head to Croatia to spend time at the coast. It is understandable as the coastal cities are really beautiful. I discovered that the town is easy to get around and you can see the main sights of  Zagreb in one day without too...
Balloons
Cappadocia is an area in central Turkey. I have seen so many photographs of the area, but none of them did justice to the otherworldly beauty. I fell in love with it instantly and I had to go ballooning in Cappadocia.   Getting there   My trip did not start well. I was flying from Rome to Istanbul and then taking a domestic...
Interior of the dome
Istanbul has been on my bucket list for ages. In my mind's eye I conjured up exotic images of the ancient spice route, fragrant food and colourful bazaars. I had heard mixed reports about the political stability in city, but when a friend, who lives there invited me to visit I jumped at the opportunity and besides visiting the...
Dragon
Visiting Marble Mountains was never part of my plan . I was en route from Hue, the Imperial City, to Hoi An. I had seen the Top Gear Vietnam Special where they went over a spectacular road called the Hai Van Pass  and I was keen to follow in their footsteps. The public transport uses a tunnel through the mountain which meant...
Herculaneum
Not many people have heard about Herculaneum, but everyone knows about Pompeii. My guide to visiting Herculaneum shows you just how easy it is to enjoy this stunning archaeological site right on Naples doorstep. Herculaneum or Ercolano as it was also known is just a few kilometres away from Naples at the western base of Mt. Vesuvius. It was destroyed...
Street art
When I said that I was going to visit Ljubljana the first thing that people asked me is “where did you say that you were you going?” The second question was how on earth do you say it?  So for those of you who are still uncertain here, it is the phonetical pronunciation - lyoo-BLYAH-nah and if you don’t...
Kalk Bay
An Insider's Guide to a South Africa Bucket List Trip   South Africa is a land of contrasts. It has a diversity of cultures and the land itself echoes this. The fishing villages dotted on the coast, the semi-desert of the Karoo, the majesty of the Drakensberg Mountains, the breathtaking scenery and The mother city, Cape Town will all help to...

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