Tag Archives: Istanbul

Trains in the East of Europe

You will maybe know of my love of overseas train travel, especially in the east of Europe and you can of course read about my adventures on over 15,000km of track in the region by downloading my ebook on Amazon. Here are a few train pictures from my travels in the region….

Taxi!

I share a loathing of taxis with the author of one of my favourite fellow bloggers, Andrew Petcher. A recent post of his inspired me to write this short piece. I find taxis to be over-priced at the best of times and my aversion to them has seen me get hopelessly lost on several occasions when […]

Sunday Photo – Bosporus, Ferry View

Haydarpasa Station, Istanbul

A Journey To Syria – Part One

Perhaps my favourite ever train journey happened in 2009 as we made the trip from Istanbul to Aleppo in Syria. This is an account of our journey east, starting with half a day in the great Turkish city that straddles two continents……. Once more we found ourselves in Istanbul. We had booked onward trains in […]

Wordless Wednesday – Ayasofya Müzesi, Istanbul

Friday Photo 25

UNDERGROUND TRAIN – MY TWENTY-FIRST TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

There is nothing very spectacular about the underground, although I do remember how excited I was the first time I had been on London’s network as a twelve year-old travelling to Lords with my parents and brother to watch cricket. Nowadays, just about every major city has an underground, most infinitely superior to London, which […]