Turkish Festivals Where Combat Takes Centre Stage

Turkish Festivals Where Combat Takes Centre Stage

I could talk Turkey for hours. From the sheer size of Istanbul, her stunning setting straddling the Bosphorus, to the majesty of her mosques and the lure of her bustling bazaars. From the eerie silence of the World War I battlegrounds at Gallipoli, to the wonder of the cave houses of Cappadocia and the natural(…)

The History of Parkour

The History of Parkour

It’s a little known fact that the word Parkour comes from the French and translated literally means, “lover’s escape“. The term was first coined back in 1927 after an episode in Paris’ 7th Arrondissement – not far from the Hôtel des Invalides and a mere clove’s throw from the southern banks of the Seine –(…)