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Paris Opera House

We went on a tour of the Paris Opera House (Palais Garnier) and I was blown away. I haven’t been in a theatre that beautiful before. And I’ve been in some stunning theatres. Although it’s important to keep in…

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Rhyme & Ribbons Goes to Paris

My most recent trip to Paris was quite the adventure. Sam and I took the very glamorous Eurolines bus from London to Paris. We’ve done this ride before, and while it takes a long time the cost benefit is…

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You Can Find Me….in Paris

Hello everyone! Today I’ve woken up in Paris. I’ll bring you some excellent (or at least passable Parisian) posts next week. In the meantime, I have an awesome recipe scheduled for tomorrow and if you click on my “Travel”…

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Belek at Sunset

I hope you all aren’t getting too bored with photos of Turkey, but this is the last day of it all. Belek was too gorgeous at sunset to not write a post dedicated to it! The colours! The sea!…

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Kursunlu Waterfall, Turkey

Even though I’ve only been in Newcastle for a week, and still catching up on my time in Turkey, today I am flying out to Atlanta for my Little’s wedding. (Please send me good flying vibes.) I’ve been waiting…

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Water Adventures in Turkey

I would be lying if I didn’t admit that the vast majority of our time spent in Turkey was spent lounging in the sun by the pool, playing in the waterpark and enjoying the beach. This clearly wasn’t a…

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Food in Turkey

Me being me, I am going to devote a whole post to some of the delicious food that we encountered for the first time in Turkey. Lahmacun It’s a fine piece of dough topped with minced beef and lamb,…

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Aspendos: Journey to an Ancient Theatre

My tour of ancient ruins in Turkey continues today! Aspendos was once the most important city in ancient Pamphylia. It is situated close to central Serik. Now a days the reason why most people come to Aspendos (including Sam…

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Perge, Turkey

Perge is an ancient Greek city near Anatalya on the southwestern Mediterranean coast  of Turkey.  Sam and I are both history nerds so we had loads of fun touring and exploring the ruined city.  The acropolis there dates to…