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Goa is like a fridge…..

We had always resisted going to Goa because we both imagined it would be overly developed and touristy, full of sunburnt Brits, loud Israelis and stoned Hippies. In need of some chilling out time we decided to give it a try. We took the day train twelve hours from Mumbai to Margoa in southern Goa,…

Like a rat up a drainpipe!

'Just breathe through your mouth and smile!' Advice given to us by the air hostess on our BA flight as we landed in Mumbai. As Airbnb had been so kind to us in the past we decided to give it a go in Mumbai. A few of the nicer places we wrote to had no…

Istanbul: Where East meets West.

“If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul!” Alphonse de Lamintine     We had a ten hour layover in Stuttgart airport before boarding our 10.30pm plane to Istanbul. This was how we were feeling by the time we got to our wonderful wonderful airbnb loft room…

Did you know the Rubik’s Cube was invented by a Hungarian?

We didn't know any Hungarian inventions until we took the 'Free' (Tip based) walking tour with the lovely Bianca. We also thought we were staying in Buda before the tour started by then realised we were in Pest! The view over Pest from the Castle district in Buda. Houses of Parliment inspired by the Houses…

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