Iceland Adventure

Iceland is one of the hottest destinations for world travelers right now. This summer, I decided it was time to pay the country a visit to see what everybody was talking about. And it was incredible, from the vibrant green hillsides and vast lava fields to the soaring waterfalls, steaming…

Amsterdam

We are staying at the Amsterdam Marriott hotel near the centre of the city. It is perfectly located for walking to historical sites, museums and Leidseplein—the heart of Amsterdam’s nightlife and hub of the tourist scene with restaurants serving food from all around the world.  Ask for a room on…

Gallipoli Peninsula

The only way to get to the Gallipoli Peninsula from Istanbul is by car. The long 4.5 hour drive took us through several cities and the Turkish countryside—none of it memorable.  Gallipoli is the World several monuments erected in memory of the 8,700 Australians, 10,000 French, 2,700 New Zealanders, 21,200…

Istanbul

We left the tranquility and slow-pace of Croatia and arrived in the hustle, bustle of Istanbul. With up to 6 cruise ships in port at any one time (think of that, nearly 15,000 people descending on a city), it was quite the culture shock. We stayed at the Four Seasons…