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Backpacking in Turkey: My Top 5 Highlights

Turkey has a very special allure for explorative travellers and one that I must admit surprised me. It took me a while to travel there but I spent just over 3 weeks in the country last year. Located at the crossroads between Europe and Asia and boasting some of the most photographed landscapes on Earth, Read more about Backpacking in Turkey: My Top 5 Highlights[…]

Backpacking in Turkey: Watching Northern Ireland Lose 1-0 to Turkey in Adana

The Background to my adventure backpacking in Turkey to Adana This is probably my first ever backpacking adventure that led me by chance to watching my beloved Northern Ireland football team. It was just amazing. Having made my return to Northern Ireland matches after more than four (count them, four) years at the 2-0 defeat Read more about Backpacking in Turkey: Watching Northern Ireland Lose 1-0 to Turkey in Adana[…]

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Top 5 Things to See and Do in Adana, Turkey

Adana in southern Turkey is somewhat a pleasant surprise of a city to visit. It was never on my travel radar, nor had I ever heard of it, nor did I know where it was. That was until three weeks ago. Travel and backpacking journeys are unpredictable and I ended up in Adana. Thanks entirely Read more about Top 5 Things to See and Do in Adana, Turkey[…]

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A Few Nights of Luxury at Otel Senbayrak, Adana, Turkey

I visited the cool city of Adana in Turkey last week. It’s a city without a backpacker vibe, or indeed any hostels so it was time for a 4 star hotel! Yes, I broke out of my backpacking shell for a couple of nights and LOVED it. For myself and my girlfriend, this was the Read more about A Few Nights of Luxury at Otel Senbayrak, Adana, Turkey[…]