GALLERY: Lizard Island’s Anchor Bay Australia / Far North Queensland / Lizard Island

For just over a year I lived and worked on a tropical island in Far North Queensland, usually reserved for the rich or famous. Lizard Island is one of the most extraordinary and beautiful islands in Australia and I am going to share with you some photo galleries in several parts to showcase the beauty of this island. Lizard Island recently was devastated by category 5...

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Going on a tour? Meet your fellow travellers before leaving home with TourRadar Other News

One of the most confronting and daunting tasks of joining a group tour is the “getting to know you” phase and introducing yourself. Often on group tours you are forced on the first day to play the old getting to know you games, which is usually sitting next to everyone on the bus and talking about yourself for 2 minutes. The process is simply awkward,...

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Are Travel Money Cards really worth the hassle? Travel Advice

The Australian travel money card market is becoming increasingly saturated each year with more and more players offering a new product usually offering a pre paid debit card linked to Visa or Mastercard that will include a range of the most popular currencies with virtual wallets. It can be quite overwhelming trying to decide which product offers the best value for money with some having...

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Australia’s Premier Drive: The Great Ocean Road Victoria

It’s one of Australia’s greatest drives, if not one of the greatest in the world and the name says it all; the scenic Great Ocean Road. It begins in the costal own of Torquay, 20km south of the state of Victoria’s second largest city Geelong or about 95km south east from the capital city, Melbourne. The other end of this amazing stretch of road ends in the...

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Step back in time on Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands Turkey

Today being the final full day of my trip to Turkey, it was time to see another part of Istanbul away from the main city and tourist areas. The Princes’ Islands are located about 20km south east of Istanbul and are best known for their relaxing nature and lack of motorised transportation; the only way to get around on these islands is by horse and...

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Istanbul: Day 12 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

Istanbul is the site for the final official day of the 12 day Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour, technically the tour came to an end last night but today some of my fellow Topdeck travellers and I explore some of the sites of Istanbul before some head off to the Airport to explore more of Europe, while others are sticking around for a few more days in...

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Canakkale to Istanbul via Gallipoli: Day 11 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

Today is the final full day of the Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour, this morning we depart the city of Canakkale and catch the ferry back to the European side of Turkey to the Gallipoli Peninsula to the site where the ANZAC legend was born back in 1915 during World War I. Once we have experienced a history lesson that resonates close to most of us on...

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Kusadasi to Canakkale via Troy: Day 10 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

Today we begin day 10 of our Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour by leaving the port town of Kusadasi and head further north to check out the famous ancient city of Troy, we visit the Trojan Horse and spend the night in the costal city of Canakkale and visit another famous Trojan Horse. Canakkale is situated close to the Gallipoli battle grounds which we will explore on...

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Fethiye to Kusadasi via Pamukkale & Ephesus: Day 08 & 09 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

On this next leg of the Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour we leave behind the sea and head to our next destination of Kusadasi. During our travels over the next two days we experience the fascinating carbonate terraces of Pamukkale and check out the ancient Roman city of Ephesus. 14 SEPTEMBER, 2013 – Fethiye to Kusadasi This morning we leave bright and early, departing the costal town...

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Konya to Fethiye via Saklikent Gorge: Day 06 & 07 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

Day six is now underway on our Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour and this morning we leave the city of Konya after spending one night here and make our way to the seaside town of Fethiye for the next two nights. 12 September, 2013 – Konya to Fethiye Today we are in for a long drive day on the bus as we depart the city of Konya and...

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Cappadocia to Konya – Day 05 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

After a memorable two nights in Cappadocia it was now time to move onto our next destination on the Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour, today we are heading to the conservative city of Konya for what will be a very short overnight stop and one to remember. Along the way we will also make a stop at a Cappadocian ceramic factory where all those items in the Grand Bazaar come from and explore one of the famous underground cities at Kaymakli with a local guide.



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