I am travelling through Turkey in May. For beautiful scenery, which journeys would you recommend doing by train or bus?
My wife and I want to cycle part or all of the Rhine in an organised tour but would prefer not to carry our belongings. Can you suggest tours?
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Bulging mosques with tall spires poke out from hilly Istanbul, possessing the most beguiling and spectacular waterfronts of anywhere. The only city to fall across two continents, Asia and Europe, this is a fascinating modern and historic metropolis. Gaze in awe at its spectacular Bosphorus, and shop the Grand Bazaar. Sample freshly caught fish from its harbour vendors, and find the famed harem of Topkapi Palace.