We hadn’t exactly been planning to include Cyprus in our European itinerary, but when searching for a budget airline connection between Belgium and Crete (Greece), we found that we could get a great fare by passing through Cyprus.
It’s easy to feel a little isolated when you are living in Australia. This continent/ country shares no land borders with any other country.
Cyprus is a great country for road trips. The roads are in great condition, other drivers are courteous, and many of the notable sights and attractions are best visited when you have your own independent transport.
In the middle of the island of Cyprus, there exists an escape from the oppressive heat of the coast. Just a short drive inland will take you to the Troodos mountains, where crisp clean mountain air offers respite from the humidity and heat experienced on the rest of the island.
No one but Turkey recognizes the Republic of Turkish Cyprus, which take up about 30% of Cypriot territory and is situated on the north of the island.
If you are traveling with kids, then you absolutely do not want to miss a trip to Nara. Even if you are not traveling with kids, Nara is an excellent day trip from Kyoto.
Hey guys, it’s Mark here from photography website Shotkit. I want to express my gratitude to Jade and Jacob for allowing me to guest post here on the awesome Our Oyster blog.
Ok, full disclaimer. There is too much to do in Kyoto. Especially if you are into art and history and UNESCO world heritage sites.
Today we’re catching up with Agness from eTramping, about Nyepi, also known as the Balinese Day of Silence.
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Let me start out by saying that 48 hours in Tokyo is not nearly enough time, and that if you have only planned to have 48 hours, then you need to rethink your plan.
We were planning to be in Belgium. And we then wanted to go to Greece and up through the Balkans. With those two pieces of the puzzle in hand, I then tried to find the most economical way to get there.
Jake and I have been living in Sydney for almost 2 years now. We moved here when he was about 2 and a half years old and he is now about 4 and a half.
This post was made possible by our friends at Momondo. A great base for European adventures is the city of London.
Sure, we all know of the main hit list cities of Europe. Paris, London, Berlin… and yes sure, they are all great.
Build a small shrine in Nikko and enshrine me as the God. I will be the guardian of peace keeping in Japan.” And with those words, allegedly spoken by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu as he lay dying in 1616, Nikko became the home of the mausoleums of the Tokugawa shoguns, and a UNESCO world heritage site.
Tasmania is a tiny state with an incredible amount of things to explore. Full disclaimer, this road trip will not take you to see everything the state has to offer.
When you travel abroad you will face a lot of different fees from different places. Taxes are going to be different, you will pay additional security fees for your airfare, and you will even pay fees to exchange your money!
This post is brought to you by Thantakit, organizers of dental holidays in Thailand. Bangkok is renowned for it’s rooftop bar scene, and it seems new ones are popping up all the time.
Bangkok is renowned for it’s rooftop bar scene, and it seems new ones are popping up all the time. After accidentally finding myself at two rooftop bars in just two nights, I decided that the universe was obviously telling me that I needed to visit a different rooftop bar each night of my five nights in the city.