Why Didn't We Think of That?

While I am not delusional enough to believe that the U.S. of A. is the birthplace of all brilliant ideas, I do tend to think that as a world superpower and cultural trendsetter, we should at least have imported all of the good inventions fairly quickly.  That's why I'm always pleasantly surprised when I come across…

My Favorite Shots: Istanbul

While I have been working primarily on my travel writing, developing a photographer's eye is also an important goal for me and for my blog.  I am always looking for images that represent the place that I'm visiting while also focusing on subjects that have some significance for me. Some cities, like Paris, Rio de Janeiro…

Advice on Visiting Cappadocia

Posted in Cappadocia| Turkey

The Cappadocia region has become a popular "second stop" for travelers and tourists visiting Turkey.  After a few days in that vibrant, bustling city of Istanbul, a get away to the cities of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar in the Cappadocia region are often on people's itinerary.  This area is known mainly for its outdoor activities as…

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