Is Ashgabat the weirdest city on earth?

Sometimes travel is about finding an outlandish destination and immersing yourself in its strangeness. Justin Fox explores Ashgabat, the weirdest city on earth.

Istanbul: Where East kisses West

Draw open your curtains in the Sultanahmet quarter and step onto the wrought-iron balcony. Beyond the cobbled street and tapestry of tiled roofs, lies the Bosphorus. The legendary strait is crammed with ships, waiting to pierce the narrow gap into the Black Sea. A muezzin calls from a nearby minaret and the sound is taken… Read more »

Review: Opulent Living Volume 1 – a coffee-table treasure

Opulent Living magazine has recently launched a sumptuous coffee-table book that showcases some of the finest accommodation in southern Africa. Opulent Living Volume 1 is a lavish, 296-page publication, richly illustrated with beautiful photography and a write-up on each of the properties as well as informative articles on the region.