Month: <span>September 2013</span>

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September 30, 2013September 30, 2013

Paphos in Cyprus has some things you don’t really want and also a lot of other things that make you book an extra night.

You can spell it Paphos or Pafos. Along its magnificent Mediterranean harbour, you see a red London Double Decker city tourist bus snaking along and picking up the many Brits who holiday here. There’s the usual stalls and tourist shops, the many day cruises on offer, the restaurant menus which read more like tourist universal...

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September 26, 2013September 26, 2013

Heading somewhere about which we know very little – Cyprus.

What do we know about Cyprus? Less about the place itself and probably more about its links with a couple of Melbourne personalities. AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou is apparently a Cypriot. Ex political advisor and now journalist, Niki Savva, has written a book (So Greek – Confessions of a Conservative Leftie) which not only gives...

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September 22, 2013September 22, 2013

Not just one, but two highly recommended boutique hotels in Turkey

In Antalya, for a boutique hotel located next to everything in the old city, great staff and a mouth-watering breakfast, try: Pudding Hotels Beyond Expectations, Selcuklu Mah. Mermerli Sk No: 15 07100 Kaleici/ANTALYA, Turkey, +90 242 836 3273. And for that sheer indulgence experience of living in an ultra modern, sophisticated cave (yes, cave) with...