Sultanahmet, Istanbul- Basilica Cistern. I read about it in Dan Brown’s Inferno. Yerebatan Sarayi, meaning sunken palace. “Follow deep into the sunken palace…” “As far as Langdon could see, the […]
Trip Advisor Travelers have spoken! Istanbul is the #1 global destination for 2014. I am not surprised. Istanbul is very rich in history and culture. There is so much to […]
Sultanahmet, Istanbul – Road distances to all corners of the Byzantine Empire were once measured from a triumphal arch in Istanbul’s Old City. What remains of the triumphal arch built […]
“The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.” – Amelia E. Barr (British novelist)
Eminönü, Istanbul – Surprisingly, I enjoyed shopping here for Turkish delights than I did for scarves at the Grand Bazaar. The second largest covered shopping complex in Istanbul was teeming […]
“The world is a book; and those who do not travel, read only one page.” – Saint Augustine of Hippo Photo taken at Kadikoy Pier, Istanbul.
Cappadocia, Turkey is known for its underground tunnel complexes, and rock-cut churches and monasteries from the Byzantine and Islamic eras. Such as the UNESCO Heritage site Goreme. Gamirasu Cave Hotel […]
“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend”. – Albert Camus
All I wanted was a nice and spacious room at Gamirasu Cave Hotel. It was after all, my and hubby’s birthday trip. We got a nice and spacious cave hotel […]
A shoutout to the beautiful Emerald Isle!