Category Archives: Istanbul and Turkey

Plenty Of Eastern Europe Content Coming Here Soon

Salutations! Beginning this weekend I’ll be embarking on a five-country tour of Eastern Europe, through Istanbul, Turkey; Belgrade, Serbia; Timisoara, Romania; Szeged and Budapest, Hungary; and Bratislava, Slovakia. (I may stop by Vienna if I have the time.) After that … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Photo – Balloons Over Cappadocia

My brother and his girlfriend are traveling in Turkey, and he sent this photo the other day from a balloon ride over the Cappadocian valley at dawn. Looks like it’s a popular activity, and I can see why. What a … Continue reading

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The Passport Files: Turkey

In June 2001, my friend Kevin and I took a trip through Asia Minor, where we crossed paths with a Trojan horse, a bellydancer, the tomb of the Virgin Mary, and a flesh-eating Scottsman. Such are the wonders of Turkey. … Continue reading

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