Five great cities for history buffs

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. If you’re an absolute lover of history then you’ll adore these five cities around the world. History is what...

Istanbul Nightlife: Places and Districts to Go Out in Istanbul

In recent years, bars and clubs in Istanbul have brought themselves in line with a more ‘European’ model. Despite such an overhaul, however, the city’s nightlife has still managed to retain a character that’s as distinctive as its ancient markets and bazaars....

Travel by Train: South Eastern Europe

Istanbul shot to fame after being named Capital of Culture 2010 and a number of festivals around Belgrade are opening people’s eyes to this city, virtually empty of tourist traps and buzzing with energetic nightlife. We...

10 Things to Do in Istanbul

Visit Istanbul and discover something of a stewpot city: escape on a boat trip along the Bosphorus after a busy morning charging around the city’s museums, or forget the bustle of the bazaars while lying on temperate marble in a Turkish bath....