I was going through my photos the other night and realized something very bad. I have not written about a lot of my jaunts over the past couple of years.
I may mention them on the Facebook page or share an occasional pic here or there, but wow have I neglected
It was late on Saturday night December 3, 2011. We'd only been in Istanbul a few days. We were still acclimating to the time change.
We'd woken up late. Again. Like I said, the jet lag was taking its toll. When we finally did get going, we spent the day touring
I was super excited when Ellen and Justin from The Time Crunched Traveler tagged me to participate in the Seven Super Shots series started by Hostelbookers.
If you had to sum up your most amazing travel experiences in just seven photos, could you do it?
I dunno, but I'm always
An interesting thing happened to me when we stayed at the Millennium Suites in Istanbul. We stayed in room 401 on the fourth floor. On our second and third nights (especially the third one), I heard noises coming from above us. Specifically, footsteps. Loud ones.
That made me paranoid about how
One of the things I liked doing best while we were in Istanbul was visiting the Pera Palace Hotel. Or, as it's known in Turkish, Pera Palas Otel.
We didn't stay there (out of our price range), but I made a point of finding it. In a manner of speaking, you
I always find weird things wherever I go. Istanbul was no exception. For this week's Wordless Wednesday installment, I figured I'd share a few things that struck me as most weird.
I'm not sure how it tastes, but this super ugly fish was for sale at a restaurant. The last
What a year it's been! As 2011 draws to a close, the travel tally stands at:
Four countries: Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and Turkey
Two continents: Europe and Asia (Three if you count flying over Greenland, which I'm inclined to do because (a) the pilot flew low enough for us to see it,