• 08 2016 May

    Ways you can make money from your travels!

    Travel can be an expensive habit, but there are numerous ways you can profit from your travels. 1. Rent out your house. You might live in a 4 bedroom house at home but when you...

  • 13 2016 January

    Smart thinking! How I saved money on daily life in Turkey

    Most things in life come down to trial and error, and in the case of my recent summer in Turkey, finding out the best ways to live and the cheaper ways to do things was...

  • 18 2015 December

    Beyond the Smithsonian – Things to do in Washington DC

    The capital city of the United States of America is packed with things to see and do, and probably the most famous area is the historic and cultural Smithsonian. This is where you will find...

  • 18 2015 November

    Great walks of Scotland

    Scotland is one of the most dramatic, scenic, and downright beautiful countries in the world. You will struggle to find anywhere with as much rugged natural beauty as this, and the great news is that...

  • 20 2015 October

    How to eat/dine out in Turkey authentically

    When you go on holiday, it’s all too easy to head into the nearest restaurant that looks like it serves food you’re familiar with. It’s that age old comfort zone, the one that screams ‘just...

Five ways to live like a local in Britain

April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re spending an extended amount of time in a new country and you truly want to experience the place then it makes perfect sense to throw yourself wholeheartedly into the local way of life. To different people this means different things i it may be learning a few words of the local language, making...

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Life in multi-cultural Britain

April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

These days Britain is a culturally diverse melting post of different nations and ways, which has enhanced daily life, enabling youngsters to grow up surrounded by different cultures, religions, and diversity. This is no bad thing, in fact if anything, this is shaping the future to be more open-minded and well-rounded. This is probably the...

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Turkish Food, Glorious food!

March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you choose to cook, or you eat out, one thing is for sure, Turkish food is good with a capital G! Lahmacun, kunefe, menemen, beyti kebab, Adana kebab … the list goes on. From the point of view of a foreigner living in Turkey, at first it’s quite a culture shock food-wise, because if...

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Since I don’t have kids of my own, I often play babysitter for my nephew. He has spent a lot of nights sleeping at my house, ever since he was a baby.  A couple of times I’ve taken him on short overnight trips.  Here are some considerations to keep in mind if you also would...

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