Two lovely sisters in Morocco || Guest Review

When my lovely friend Shyamala (who has traveled on my Turkey and Morocco Travel Experiences) said her two friends from Sri Lanka wanted to join us in Morocco, I was thrilled. And how fun that these two sisters travel LOTS together! Like anyone would be meeting new people, both...

Shopping in the streets of Essaouira || Morocco Destination Highlights

Shopping. We all do it. And some of us more than others, love it a lot! We always have time to do some window shopping, which usually turns into brining home lovely treasures from our Travel Experiences! Essaouira – a sleepy coastal town FULL of artisans and craftsman has...

A Delightful Biblical Lunch in Denizli || Turkey Travel Experience

It was one of my Biblical trips – St Paul and the 7 Churches – that we had a Biblical lunch in Denizli province. By Biblical lunch, it was a meal prepared as they did back in the Biblical times and used the very ingredients they did. The menu – God’s Grace, it was called – was...

Morocco’s Donkeys | Little Things I Love About

I am not sure if it is my personality or what, but I tend to root for the underdog, the ones unnoticed, the ones who silently make a difference. The donkeys of Morocco are definitely one of these. Their little stature makes them adorable, to me, and they are used EVERYWHERE in...

Iole and her journey through Turkey! | Guest Review

Iole was my neighbor back in Burnaby, BC, Canada when we lived there. Her and her family had become fast friends and have been ever since we left BC in 2010. Her fiesty Italian nature that I adore, made having espresso and chats with her something looked forward to. When her...

Nar Suyu | Little Things I Love About

Pomegranates. They are EVERYWHERE in Turkey and so very in expensive that having a cup of freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, or nar suyu, every day is actually affordable, not only great for you! And I have a glass as often as I can…one of the many things I love about...

Izmir’s Velvet Castle: Kadifekale | Turkey Destination Highlight

Kadifekale (The Velvet Castle) is an castle on a hill which is carrying the same name in Izmir. Both the hill and the castle were named Pagos  in pre-Turkish times and by the local Greeks in modern times. The summit where the castle is found is located at a distance of about 2 km...

Staying “connected” while traveling | Travel Tips

Whether you are traveling solo or with a group, it’s inevitable that you will be keeping in contact with home, or loved ones. The Pinnacles Desert, Western Australia Almost everyone who travels has a smart phone of some sort…and there is always SOMEWHERE where there is some free...

A visit to the nomads of the Sahara Desert | Morocco Real Life Experience

When in Morocco and you have the opportunity and the time, one must visit the desert. Our Morocco Team Expert, Youssef, is a Berber and his family was nomadic in the desert growing up. His first hand experience was awesome and he took us to a wonderful Berber nomad family far in...

Usha’s Moroccan Birthday Celebration | Guest Review

One of the things I like to know when I am traveling with a small group is if there is a birthday of on of the guests while we are traveling together. When we were in Morocco, Usha’s birthday fell on the day we were in beautiful Essaouira, on the west coast. Youssef, our...