The spectacular Istanbul Modern is at the pinnacle of Turkey’s art scene. Tracing Turkish art back to the beginnings of the contemporary era, it provides a fascinating insight into the transitioning political, cultural and social dynamic of the country. With works ranging from paintings to sculpture to photography to film,... more »
The Blue Mosque is Istanbul’s most recognised icon. The silhouette is renowned around the world - eight secondary domes cascading down from the 43 metre tall main dome in the centre, with six slender minarets puncturing the billowing roof. The majesty of the near-400 year old mosque is an unmissable... more »
Topkapi Palace is one of the oldest remaining palaces in the world. Once the home to the sultans and harems of the Ottoman Empire, it's now a museum housing relics of the Ottoman rule. The spacious grounds and numerous exhibitions offer plenty of opportunity to be immersed in four centuries... more »
Aya Sofya is an architectural wonder, a place where Islam and Christianity fuse in the most spectacular fashion. Located at the cultural and geographic heart of Istanbul, the impressive structure dominates the skyline of the city, as well as the must-see lists of all who visit her. The Aya Sofya... more »
The world is an incredible place - an endless playground of unforgettable adventures, tasty foods, fascinating cultural encounters and out-of-this-world views. The only way to live is to be out there exploring it all at every possible chance. Whether you’re out there ticking off your bucket list right now or dreaming of your next big adventure, the #openmyworld hashtag on Instagram is a never-ending source of inspiration. Let’s take a look at some of our favourite photos posted in June.1. [...]
Robin Bailey is a radio and media presenter with more than 25 years in the business. She is currently number one in the tough breakfast-time slot in Brisbane on 97.3FM and spends some of her weekend on The Weekend Today show as a contributor.
She also podcasts for the Mamamia network and is currently a presenter on The Well with good mate and writer Rebecca Sparrow, talking about how to achieve a happier life.
Robin spent her youth with a family who travelled for fun. [...]