5 Reasons Why You Will Fall In Love With Bhutan

5 Reasons Why You Will Fall In Love With Bhutan

The last great Himalayan kingdom Bhutan is a country with stunning landscapes, strong cultural and environmental protection policies, untouched forests, nomadic tribes, astonishing traditional textiles and a charismatic and beloved polyandrous king making it a truly unique place to visit. But, surely the thing that most tickled my fancy was the importance of their national … Read more

Solo Female Travel in India: Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Solo Female Travel in India: Tips For Women Traveling Alone

If you are planning to travel to India alone as a woman there are just a few things you should know before you go. “You are going to India by yourself?” was the first surprised reactions I received from one of my close friends when I abruptly told her that I suddenly decided to make a … Read more

Beyond Hot Air Balloons: Things To Do In Cappadocia

Beyond Hot Air Balloons: Things To Do In Cappadocia

Like many travelers I was lured to visit Cappadocia by the countless pictures I had seen of hot air balloons flying over the amazing orange hued rock formations. It was low season in late November and the wind did not cooperate so my hot air balloon trip got cancelled twice and I ended up not … Read more

3 Fantastic Hotels in Cappadocia

3 Fantastic Hotels in Cappadocia

Cappadocia in Turkey is a land of the out of this world landscapes and fairy chimneys, of underground cave cities and rich history. Many, like me, are lured to this beautiful and otherworldly place by the desire to ride on a hot air balloon over and marvel at the rock formations below. But what I … Read more

Where To Stay In Istanbul

Where To Stay In Istanbul

Istanbul is a huge city and there are so many interesting neighborhoods that when we started looking for hotels I could not decide in which area to stay in. While Sultanahmet is convenient as it is close to most of the tourist attractions including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Topkapi palace this touristy … Read more

The Cats of Ephesus

The Cats of Ephesus

If you have been to Istanbul you must have seen them: they sit on rugs at the Grand Bazar, they walk on the sidewalks of Sultanahmet and doze off on the steps of mosques. They might even startle you by sneaking into your hotel room and they keep you company while they wait patiently at your … Read more