Silk Road by MGB – Days 84 to 88 in Turkey

21 July 2017 | Places

My 103 day, Silk Road Odyssey from Bangkok to London in an old MGB is all over. ‘Burgundy,’ my 45-year-old car is safely in London and I’m looking for a new home for it, anyone want a well looked after English sports car? Comprehensively overhauled and then used for o...

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Göreme, Cappadocia & Hot Air Balloons

4 June 2014 | Places

The next stop on our Turkey circuit was Göreme, Maureen and I were there way back in 1972 and we’ve never been back. ▲ Göreme is the principal village in the fairytale district of Cappadocia, noted for its lunar landscape of ‘fairy chimneys.’ Over the centuries the...

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Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions

30 November 2010 | Living

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2011 stirred up the usual interest on its release. Assorted cities (including Tel Aviv and Australia’s Newcastle – not the British version) noted their inclusion in the ‘Top 10 Cities’ category. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, vis...

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