Discovering Cultural Istanbul
Fri, 22 Jan 2016
Istanbul is a vibrant city straddling not only the Bosporus and Golden Horn, but also different cultures, and has retained many of its historical buildings and artifacts. The Ramblers Worldwide Holidays programme ‘A Cultural Week in Istanbul’ beautifully captures these different facets and...
The Turkish Delights of Istanbul
Sun, 10 Jan 2016
This must be the most effective way of seeing Istanbul in a week. A dream for history buffs, the programme facilitated appreciation of many mosques with their historical tiles and mosaics, amazing palaces and harems, a basilica and a fairly recently abandoned aqueduct that had been in operation...
Wed, 07 Apr 2010
Second weekend of BA strike. Boarded plane, waited ½ hour for extra cabin crew. Somewhat late, arrived Hotel Erboy in time for excellent supper. Brilliant shower.