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A 10-day Turkey Itinerary

A 10-day Turkey Itinerary: Istanbul, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia

I’ve written previously on this blog about a few of my favourite sights, sounds, and flavours of Istanbul, about the bizarre landscapes and ancient ruins of Pamukkale, and about my three-day exploration of Cappadocia’s strange and surreal valleys. However what I haven’t shared with you are the logistics and costs of completing an independently organised adventure […]

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A Two-day Hike to the Maragua Crater, Bolivia

Wherever you are in Bolivia, you’re never far from incredible natural wonders and awe-inspiring landscapes.  And just 46 kilometres from the country’s charming capital city is one of Bolivia’s most visually striking natural formations – the Ombligo de Chuquisaca (Chuquisaca’s Belly Button).  Otherwise known as Maragua Crater. After months of travelling I’d decided to plant […]

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Mirror Pond - Bend, Oregon

Where to Stay to Enjoy the Best of Central and Western Oregon

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.S

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.SIf someone had told me that I could visit a single U.S state and see everything from rugged coastal landscapes and thick evergreen forests, to barren, fossil-strewn deserts, volcanoes and glaciers, I probably wouldn’t have believed them. But Oregon, located in […]

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Enjoy the Diversity of North Carolina from the Luxury of One of its Boutique Hotels

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.S

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.SFrom the constantly evolving, diverse cities and rolling farmland of central Piedmont to the secluded beaches and barrier islands of the coastal region to the leafy trails and roaring rivers of the Appalachian mountain range, North Carolina has enough variety […]

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