Follow Your Heart to Turkey by Preeti || Guest Review

Preeti was invited to our Follow Your Heart Travel Experience to Turkey by our mutual friend Sherin. She also came the farthest – Australia! 🙂 Her quiet demeanour, gentle smile and relaxed yet fun personality made her an absolute treat to have on our trip! “Got back...

Bergama Doors – Turkey Travel || Little Things I Love About

  Doors.  Since I started my travel photography in 2008, doors have been something that are a personal project to photograph. Some like windows, some like pilars, some like doors. I’m a doors girl. 😉 WHEREVER I go, I look for doors to add to my “collection”. (Yes a coffee...

Walking through the Galata District – Istanbul || Turkey Real Travel Experience

Istanbul. What an INCREDIBLE city. I have spent a considerable amount of time there, although it’s never enough. With 4 trips there in the last 4 years, I have many places still on my list to discover in Istanbul. But one place that never disappoints is the Galata District....

Follow Your Heart to Turkey by Shyamala || Guest Review

I had first met Shyamala via email, her inquiring about an upcoming Turkey Travel Experience I had planned. We then met at a Starbucks with a number of others interested, but it was evident she was the spear head of this meeting. Being a firstborn myself, I already liked her. 🙂...

How I Book My Airline Tickets || Travel Tips

We all want to know the tried and true secrets when it comes to booking tickets. The best deal, the best airlines, the best connections. You know. The works! There are a ton – I don’t profess to know them all, just the ones that have worked for me. So I’m gonna s...

The Quaint Turkish Village of Adatepe || Turkey Destination Highlight

I remember when I first wandered this quaint village. It was autumn and we had scarves on and the fallen leaves from the trees crunched as we walked down the rugged paths that led through the village homes. “This place would be ADORABLE to visit, or stay, in the summer!!...

A Little Something I Always Bring On My Travels || Travel Tips

I saw this really cool travel journal for way too much money back in 2007. It had headings on each page: Destination, Dates, Accomodations, Traveling Companions, Highlights. Then I saw this cute little “Travel Journal” with blank pages. And being that I am able to actually write,...

The Wine Village of Sirince || Turkey Destination Highlight

In countries where wine is made, there is always a place that is called “wine country”. Turkey has one, off the Aegean coast, outside of Kusadasi. Sirince (prounounced, sheh-ringe-eh) is a small village of about 600 in population. The name used to be Cirkince which meant “ugly”,...

Chefchaouen’s Souk || Morocco Travel Experience

One of the things I notice when I travel is that the best way to REALLY get the feel of a place is to visit their local market. It is here that you will see the locals, see the produce they are selling and see how real life is among the place you are in. It was no different when...

Am Woman, Will Travel – Traveling Safely On Your Own || Travel Tips

 At Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco I do most of my travels alone. Whether it is to remote places in the Philippines, to trapsing across the globe to places like Turkey, Morocco, Italy, London, and so on, there are certain things I consciously do to make sure i’m safe as...