Bhutan temple

5 Reasons Why You Will Fall In Love With Bhutan

The last great Himalayan kingdom Bhutan, in Asia, 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 … Read more

Pigeon Vallen 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

Colorband Cave Suite at Esbelli Evi

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

House hotel Nisantasi

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