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The Souks of Morocco || Destination Highlights

If there is one thing that is always a highlight when in Morocco, it is indeed the souks, or the markets. Everything from food to clothing to carpets, blankets and more can be found in the souks…and treasures are always a wonderful thing to bring home from far away places!...

Follow Your Heart Travel Experience to Turkey by Bob & Bev || Guest Review

I was excited to have Bob & Bev on our Turkey Travel Experience; both had been to Turkey and Bob actually spent several years in Turkey growing up as an expat teenager. We were both there in Istanbul a couple days before and they had asked me if I’d like to join them...

Behold, the beautiful Pantheon || Little Things I Love About Series

I’m not sure why exactly but I have ALWAYS had the Pantheon on my list of places to visit. When I was in Rome for the first time for only 6 hours,  I was looking forward to see the Pantheon the most…it was like a first date sort of feeling in my stomach…I was...

Murano Glass Making || Italy Real Life Experience

Murano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon in Italy where the world famous Venetian glass is made. It was first made on the island of Venice, but for safety reasons, they decided to move it to Murano. You take a vaperatto and travel for about 10 minutes to the island. Murano has...

Stay connected while Traveling || Travel Tips

Oriveto, Italy I don’t know about you, but I love to post my travels online in as close to real-time as possible. I do it for several reasons – to let my readers experience the place as it happens, to allow my friends and family to know where I am at, to connect with...

Eşérefoğlu Mosque in Beyşehir, Turkey || Destination Highlights

Constructed in the 13th century, this tentative UNESCO World Heritage site, includes all the main elements of early Anatolian Turkish architecture. The building is the biggest, best preserved wooden columned and roofed mosque in Islamic World. Before we entered, there were local...

Panutsa (Peanut Brittle Making) in Taal, Batangas || Philippines Real Life Experience

I had heard of Panutsa, or peanut brittle, being made in the quaint little town of Taal, south of Manila in Batangas. We hopped onto a tricyle and and I asked the driver in my not-perfect-but-fairly-understandable Filipino, “Nasaan yung gawin sila ang panutsa?” or...

How to make a Travel Fund…and actually save $ for it! || Travel Tips

(Chefchaouen, Morocco) We all have great intentions when it comes to wanting to save $$ for something…including crossing out destinations we want to visit on our Travel Bucketlist! I’m no brainiac..but I have done some reading, some trying and have come up and...

Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs – Dades Valley, Morocco || Destination Highlights

Between Ouarzazate and Boulmane du Dadès in the High Atlas Mountains lies the Dadès Valley which covers 125 km of Morocco. It’s truly surreal to see when you come out of desert and suddenly see the plush greenery that the river and gorges has lined with. Known as “the...

UNESCO World Heritage City – Safranbolu || Turkey Travel Experience

The beautiful town of Safranbolu, in North Central Turkey, is so very quaint and it’s as though you have walked back in history. There is the more modern city not far from it, but Safranbolu has been claimed as a UNESCO World Heritage City. Its Ottoman homes are in amazing...
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