Patara Beach, an expanse of pristine sand and lagoons on the south east coast of Turkey is one of the finest stretches of sand in the region. With stunning Roman ruins set inland from the beach, it’s a perfect place to stop off for a couple of days before moving onto…

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The beautiful Stari Most majestically arches over the rushing turquoise waters of the River Neretva. This picture postcard perfect bridge lies at the heart of Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina. The city sprouted up on either side of the bridge and was aptly named after the bridge itself. The fast growing, multi ethnic…

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Seemingly super-glued to a sheer cliff face high above the dense forests of the Pontic Mountains, Sumela Monastery is a little known hidden gem in North Eastern Turkey. Built by Greek Orthodox priests 1,600 years ago, this Byzantium masterpiece with its ornate frescos and secret cave dwellings has survived through…

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The annual Edinburgh Festival fireworks finale concludes the epic Edinburgh festival season – which includes the world renowned Fringe Festival. The majority of festivals take place in August, and the Fringe festival has been a mainstay of Edinburgh since 1947. The phenomenal fireworks display is accompanied by live music, in sync…

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