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Israeli checkpoints, ‘giant dildos’ and penguins – just another week of travel reading.
It may be a day late because of our battles with Naseby, but there is no escaping from my favourite travel stories.
Spending the day lazing by a swimming pool has never really been my thing. I get itchy feet before my skin has even started to turn the lobster red most Brit sun worshippers spend so much of their time heading towards.
A little bit of a change from the norm this week, as I want to concentrate not on a series of blog posts but on a single blog – but then again how often do you get to view the progress of a dancing bear across Europe.
Nineteenth century French writer and politician, Alphonse de Lamartine, said of Istanbul: “If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.”