June 17, 2019

Camels Who Spit and Other Travel Adventures in Turkey

An Antique Rug

While living in Europe I had the opportunity to visit Turkey; a gorgeous country filled with historic ruins and beautiful countryside. It’s a country I quickly grew to love despite some hilarious moments. One incident stands out in my mind as highly memorable with a camel outside Ephesus. Having never experienced a camel up close [...]

Traveling in Turkey Behind the Wheel

Travel in Turkey Driving to Cappadocia

    This is one of a two part series on driving in Turkey. Traveling to Turkey is fantastic. Visitors  have the opportunity for many cultural and historic experiences. One adventure I wasn’t expecting in Turkey was  my time behind the wheel of our rental car.  Turkish drivers live on the edge with their death defying driving maneuvers. I will [...]

Turkish Delights

Bodrum Turkey View By: Bazlek100 Flickr Creative Commons

There is something exhilarating about being immersed in a culture very different than your own. From the moment I began exploring Bodrum, Turkey I found it’s market, waterfront and shops enchanting. The scent of spices filled the air as I walked past mouth watering restaurants and colorful spice shops.  I saw  men smoking the popular waterpipes, another exotic reminder [...]