Turkey – Sign by Ersan Boutique Hotel

Bodrum – in ancient times, the city was known as Halicarnassus of Caria and was famous for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus…….

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Turkey – Gümüslük/Myndos

My knowledge of Turkey extended to a fleeting visit years ago to Istanbul. Nonetheless, the richness of the Ottoman period and the……..

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Turkey – Türkbükü or Göltürkbükü

Turkey’s most stylish hideaway, Türkbükü (or Göltürkbükü), is a small bay about an hour’s drive away from Bodrum’s city center.  This popular destination attracts a……..

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Turkey – Day trip on a Gulet

The Gulet is a modern adaptation of a traditional Mediterranean sailing yacht and the name comes from the Italian word ‘gouletta’. Gulets are produced in Turkey from Aegean pine with wide decks and large cabins below and vary in size from 14 to 35 meters……

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Turkey – Yalikavak Bodrum

Yalıkavak sits on the Aegean coast of Turkey, on the northern side of Bodrum. Inhabited since around the second millennium BCE, this quiet,…..

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Moët & Chandon

It was a warm Summer’s evening on the rooftop of the Radisson Red at the V&A Waterfront Silo District in Cape Town…..

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Delaire Graff Estate

Lawrence Graff an English jeweler of international magnitude, has the reputation for being the King of Diamonds because…..

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The Pool Room

My feelings about something – whether it is a place, piece of art, dish or object……..

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Four Seasons Westcliff

From a distance when I first set eyes on The Westcliff Four Seasons hotel in Johannesburg, I thought it looked a bit like a film set…….

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Babylonstoren revisited

Once again I visited the enchanting Babylonstoren……

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