City Rumble – Jerusalem Versus Istanbul

It's the last Rumble in the sort of second round repo charge thingy. From here on things will get really serious! Fifteen cities stand ready to face each other having passed this stage successfully, and they wait for one final city to join them. Who will it be?

Jerusalem at Easter – All Roads Lead to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Yes, we’re back at Jerusalem today but well, it’s Easter Sunday and it was in Jerusalem where the whole Easter thing started. I have talked about the incredible but crowded Church of the Holy Sepulchre on the blog before. I visited last year and felt swamped and overwhelmed when I was there. But this Easter, …

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Accommodation Guide – Victoria Hotel, Jerusalem

Today I’m talking about the hotel I stayed when I visited Jerusalem last year, and buckle up because what counts as ‘cheap’ in Jerusalem will stretch most people’s definition of the word. They told me Jerusalem was quite expensive, but honestly I wasn’t really prepared for it when I arrived. The good news for me …

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