Old Blue Doors – Essaouira || Morocco Destination Highlight

Essaouira – I LOVE this coastal city. As in LOVE. With all it’s blue doors it has a hint of Santorini, but yet the coastal fishing feel that is eclectic in so many ways, makes it an easy-going, romantic spot to visit. Definitely a must when in Morocco....

Zeus’ Altar on Mount Ida || Turkey Destination Highlight

Zeus’ Altar at Mount Ida, Canukkale, Turkey The Legend goes that Zeus sat upon this place and watched the wars between the gods go on. Here upon Mount Ida he could overlook the Aegean Sea and the Greek island of Lesbos. The view is simply stunning. One of the many breathtaking...

What are Travel Experiences? || Follow Your Heart Travel

What is a TRAVEL EXPERIENCE you ask? Simply put, a Travel Experience is a travel itinerary with a group no more than 10 people. Why only 10 people? Because any more than 10 starts to get cumbersome and feels disconnected. With a smaller group, we are able to go to places large...

A Man and some sticks || Turkey Travel Experience

Our group was wandering the quaint little village of Assos on day 2 of our itinerary, The Old Villages of Turkey. Of course, being a wanderer (I can remember as early as 3 years old “wandering” off) I took a different road down the hill. I happened up a sweet older gentleman...

A Tuscan Painter || Italy Travel Experience

When I was in Italy last, I had happened upon a painter in a small piazza (square) in San Gimignano, Tuscany. Her name was Susan Monk and she was a Kiwi from NZ who studied in Chicago and ended up in Tuscany – how magical is that? The pieces I bought were very small –...