“The dervish whirls so that the true form of the world can be seen. When we whirl all the individual pieces we think are separate blend together and we begin to sense the totality that is God.”
Cappadocia – Goreme – Fairy Chimneys and Rock Cut Churches
In Central Anatolia lies a land that looks like it comes from The Lord of the Rings- Cappadocia. Even the name has the ring of a fairy tale Kingdom.
5 Fun Family Activities in Istanbul – Turkey with Kids!
Istanbul may not be the first place you think of to take a family vacation, but the city that bridges two continents is an extraordinary place to take a family vacation. While there may not be an Istanbul Disneyland (yet!), the city abounds with activities that are worthy of inclusion in any magic kingdom. Fishtanbul!…
Snow Hiking in Turkey – Izmir – Bornova – Manisa
Adventures in foreign countries can be complex or they can be simple. One of the reasons I loved living in Manisa was because of the Manisa Tennis and Hiking Club. They made hiking adventures simple.
Santa Claus – Extraordinary World Traveler Vagabond
Earlier this year, before her 1st birthday, my daughter had the opportunity to visit the real home of Santa Claus.
How Not To Enjoy World Travel – Part 2
Don’t read anything about the country of place you are going to. That way you won’t understand the culture, the traditions, the history, the climate, or anything else. You will be able to have a completely one dimensional experience.
10 Ways to Travel Internationally with an Infant
Having a newborn baby can completely change any life – probably more so if you travel a lot than if you don’t.
Six World Travel Tips for Worry Warts
Travel can be stressful and the media doesn’t help much by telling us about every travel disaster, terrorist event, or travel nightmare.
Turkey’s Seamonster of Lake Van
In honor of Halloween, I present to you the only legenary monster story I have thus far been able to unearth in Turkey – the Seamonster of Lake Van
A Little Turkish Time – Vagobond Travel Videos
I realize I’ve been hitting you guys with a lot of Vagobond Travel Videos lately… I hope you are enjoying them. Please smash the subscribe and like buttons – I can’t have a custom URL until I have 100 subscribers. I loved my time in Turkey – I look forward to returning someday in the…