Experts: Probability of visa-free regime between EU and Turkey approaches zero

February 26, 2016 3:00 pm0 comments

The European Union is ready to offer Turkey an accelerated path to giving its citizens visa-free travel in return for Turkish help with the migration crisis, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated after the EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 15, 2015. “We have agreed with our […]

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Embracing the adventure of a holiday at home

February 13, 2016 12:41 pm0 comments

Isn’t it funny how awkward it can feel to disagree with advice the world keeps shouting at you? In just about every corner of the Internet I seem to run into ‘motivational’ articles imploring me to travel now while I’m young and free! ‘What are you doing staying in one […]

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A Foreign Affair

January 10, 2016 3:29 pm0 comments
A Foreign Affair

Gulls cry bleak in the night with a face-full of briny spray. Like an archaeology dig-site, they peck obsessively between pebbles to unearth remains; a stagnant, cold chip – tonight’s tea. Bully boy tactics for the ‘rats with wings’, help defuse their cravings. A corroded, old skeleton stubbornly sits halfway […]

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Embrace the Ordinary

October 9, 2015 4:42 pm0 comments
Embrace the Ordinary

As I have grown older (the grand old age of twenty-three) and marginally wiser, one of the most memorable teachings I have encountered is the importance of exploring the world, travelling, doing crazy things, enjoying every day, and not wasting a single minute. I wholeheartedly agree with this. It is […]

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