Day 8/9

Day 8: Athens – Aegina The morning started a bit later than we expected but we got ready and took the train to the ferry port: Piraeus. From there we bought 8 euro tickets to Aegina, a one-hour ferry from Athens. We found our ferry and went and sat on the seats...

Day 6/7

Day 6: Istanbul/Athens The day started off slow but we wanted to walk around a bit before coming back to the hostel until we realised we didn’t have accommodation for the night. So we walked back to the hostel and booked a hotel in Athens for the night. After that we...

Day 5: Istanbul

The fifth day travelling was the last full day in Istanbul. We didn’t have any big plans except that we we’re meeting one of Mum and Dad’s friends, Özlem, a local! I’d managed to sleep in a bit so when I woke up, a bit later, I had breakfast with Ben. The breakfast...

Day 4: Istanbul

Day four was the chill day following a big sightseeing day previously. I still got up early and went for a little walk, to get some simit and water. Once Ben woke up and we had breakfast, we walked down the main road near our hostel to explore a new side, and had been...

Day 3: Istanbul

My third day travelling was a very busy day! I woke up at 6 which was far too early since I slept at midnight. I went for a walk in the morning down the main street near the hostel, just to investigate the area. After passing numerous cats and  We went downstairs for...