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Stories from Lake Bled Podcast Index

This is a list of the podcast episodes for Bled Stories – stories and people from Lake Bled.

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I must confess I have not paid much attention to this blog over the last … well, a long time. When Dawn and I went to Slovenia in June 2014, I planned to write about our experiences in another blog ,… Continue Reading →

How travel has changed in under two decades

I have travelled a lot since the mid 1990s. This week I was in Istanbul for the first time since 1996 and I began to think about how travel has changed. Here are 15 thoughts. There are plenty more. This… Continue Reading →

Airport Lounge: No 1 Stansted

Now don’t get confused. There are two No 1 Gatwicks; domestic and international. If you are on a domestic flight and go to the international, it causes all sorts of problems and hullabaloos. The international is at Gate 16. The… Continue Reading →

Airport Lounge S. Gokcen Istanbul

Small comfortable lounge with snacks, soft drinks, beer, wine. No hot food when I was there at breakfast time, but there was cereal, sandwiches. Good Lavazza coffee. TV tuned to music channel. Turkish news papers a few English language mazazines…. Continue Reading →

Gatwick No 1 – Airport lounge

I keep meaning to keep a note of airport lounges for my own use. As with most things, once home, I never manage to get round to it. But technology and wifi suddenly makes it easier. Airport lounges do change… Continue Reading →

Curious Conversation in Cairo Airport

Hearing about Egypt’s military aircraft flying over Tahrir Square today reminded me of one of the oddest conversations I’ve been part of.  It was in Cairo Airport. I was producing a series for BBC Radio 4 with the travel writer… Continue Reading →

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