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From Turkey To India - Via Scarborough

In 1859 an exotic building was erected on Scarborough’s Foreshore. The new Turkish Bathing House, also known as Bland’s Cliff Baths, was created to meet the growing demand for bathing treatments in the town, and was accessed directly from the sands of the… 897 more words

Budapest: Every Pig Has Its Day

“Something typically hungarian? Let me think… perhaps slaughtering pigs. Yes, slaughtering pigs.  My grandfather used to slaughter them in the winter. Haha…I still remember a couple crazy stories from back then. 796 more words


Before The World Of Holograms

The World of Holograms was an attraction located in the upstairs gallery at Corrigan’s Amusements (now Coney Island Amusements) in Scarborough. There is very little information about it – minimal evidence of its operation spans across the late 1980s and early 1990s, although exactly when and for how long it was open have yet to be uncovered by… 905 more words

Buds in the Pest

The train journey from Pilsen to Budapest was a gruelling ordeal.

To help pass the time, as we wound our way down into Hungary I regaled Tom and Ash with some of our travel stories. 277 more words

Travel Diary

British Summer Part 3: Turkish Baths in the East End

Hello readers,

It seems that with the chilly weather, British Summer is turning into British Autumn. It feels that summer was a little short-lived and I am optimistically hoping that a surprise heat wave is on its way just to finish off the school holidays nicely… but if that doesn’t happen and you need some warmth, there is always the Thermal Spa Experience which I was extremely happy to discover last weekend. 474 more words


Hamami (June 27, 2014)

One of my dream jobs is to be a spa tester.  I would travel around the world testing all types of spas and traditional rituals around spa-esque types of things.   776 more words

Live Your Best Life

Real Housewives of Turkey

Day 5 of Contiki already! As per usual, we all rose bright and early and boarded the bus to get to Ephesus, one of the most important Biblical ruins in the world. 840 more words