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Once along Little Venice

This turns out to have been my week for walking the Canals. I normally zip through Paddington Station on the way elsewhere, diving into the Tube or jumping onto the Great Western Railway out of the city.  Today, though, I found a couple of hour...

A stop in Stroke Bruerne

A thousand years ago, the Domesday Book took note of the outlying hamlet of Stoche, lying in the rolling hills and waterways of today’s Northamptonshire.  By 1254, its name had augmented to Stokbruer after a prominent local family, and six hun...

Sipping Tea under the Īnkaya Çınar

Tucked away in the center of a sleepy little village just above Bursa’s Çekirge neighborhood on the road to Uludağ you’ll find the giant, sprawling 600-year old plane tree known as the Īnkaya Çınar. Famously known for its girth, the Īnkaya...
by The Best of Bursa on Jun 23, 2016

Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

Bursa is a large, modern metropolis that boasts all the amenities and features of contemporary life. But not too far out of the city, the hills and back roads surrounding Bursa are full of traditional little villages that feel worlds away from the hu...
by The Best of Bursa on Jun 17, 2016

Along the Wye Valley

The River Wye flows through a rugged cleft heavily forested,  in southeastern Wales.  Literally inhabited for millennia, with cave artifacts dating back 12,000 years to Paleolithic times, the valley was also a medieval religious centre and...

Roe Green Village resident puts case against Lucozade Powerleague in TV interview

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by wembleymatters on May 13, 2016

Beira Baixa in Centro de Portugal

Right across Beira Baixa in Centro de Portugal you will encounter, time ... Read More The post Beira Baixa in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

Hanoi handicraft villages: Van Phuc and Ha Thai village

Handicrafts handicrafts! Who doesn’t love them? Well, to be honest, I don’t always like them. Sometimes handicrafts are too “handicraft-like”… By this I mean that they are not always appealing in terms of design. However, as always it is ve...
by My Inner Mojo on Apr 17, 2016

The Weekend That Wasn’t Meant To Be

We had some high hopes for the April 9-10 weekend. This month, Bursa is celebrating the 690th anniversary of the Ottoman conquest. We enjoyed these celebrations last year, and we were looking forward to watching the festivities again this year. Regre...
by The Best of Bursa on Apr 13, 2016

Mo’ Villages Mod 1.9/1.8.9/1.8

Minecraftnei Mo’ Villages Mod makes villages more common and adds them to all biomes. There is also a configuration file to change how rare villages are. By default, villages will spawn about 2-3x more than normal, but this can be adjusted to n...
by Minecraft on Feb 21, 2016

Marlow, beyond Henley (-on-Thames)

We should have a drink in Henley.  There must be more: surely the roads do not end at Henley-on-Thames?  A shrug.  Marlow?  Well, and why not. It’s Valentines, after all…   Marlow owes its existence to the fact t...

Unspoilt places to visit in Cornwall for travel snobs

England’s western extremity is blessed with some of the finest beaches and most unspoilt coastline in the country. From surfing to sampling the culinary creations of a celebrity chef, there’s no shortage of things to do in the ancient Celtic king...
by Globalgrasshopper on Feb 5, 2016

Unspoilt places to visit Cornwall for travel snobs

England’s western extremity is blessed with some of the finest beaches and most unspoilt coastline in the country. From surfing to sampling the culinary creations of a celebrity chef, there’s no shortage of things to do in the ancient Celtic king...
by Globalgrasshopper on Feb 5, 2016

Ierapetra-Crete

Ierapetra is located 30km south of Agios Nikolaos, in the narrowest part of Crete, and is the southernmost city of Greece. It is a modern city of 12,500 residents, who mainly deal with agriculture, as Ierapetra produces vast quantities of vegetables...
by click4crete on Nov 21, 2015

chora sfakion-Sfakia

Chora Sfakíon or Sfakia is a town on the south coast of Chania. It is the capital of the remote and mountainous region of Sfakia, and is a small town of just 278 inhabitants (2001 census). It lies on the south coast near the end of the Imbros Gorge,...
by click4crete on Nov 21, 2015

fodele village-beach

Fodele is a charming village 30 km west of Heraklion on the island of Crete . It is set back a little inland from the coast. In fact, it is on the river in a lush green valley, and known for its shade and greenery. Fódele Beach, 4 km from the villag...
by click4crete on Nov 20, 2015

Zaros village

Zaros village, in the foothills of the central mountain range of Crete, is a lovely village, with its lake and gorge nearby. It is a very relaxed, rural and leafy spot to stay awhile. This area is popular with locals who drive up for a volta. Th...
by click4crete on Nov 19, 2015

An Autumn Day in Tirilye

On a sunny autumn afternoon, we pulled into the Bursa’s seaside village of Tirilye looking for lunch with a view and a chance to burn through a few rolls of film (or, at least take a lot of digital photos). As it turns out, we weren’t disappointe...
by The Best of Bursa on Nov 16, 2015

iraklionhotel-crete

Iraklionhotelstay in the heart of Heraklion townin iraklionhotel the best money value ever!!!Featuring rooms with free Wi-Fi, spacious lounge with bar and a 24-hour front desk, Iraklion Hotel is a modern, family run hotel centrally located in Herakli...
by click4crete on Nov 15, 2015

Rock Climbing and Hot Springs in Băile Herculane

  L et’s face it, it was the 2014 Petzl RocTrip that put Romania on the climbing map. I knew it would live up to the challenge, but did you? Băile Herculane was the trip’s first base camp. From here, the team continued to Bulgaria,...
by BarePockets on Nov 13, 2015


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