Cave + Hotel = Cave Hotel

By |August 29th, 2014|

Göreme is full of intriguing geological formations and stone houses. We flew over them, we toured them… we slept in them. We couldn’t resist the chance to stay […]


By |August 6th, 2014|

Historical, geological, even biblical (Acts 2:9), the Cappadocia region is endlessly intriguing at ground level. Just wait until you see it from the sky. [youtube_sc url=”″] Hot […]

Göing to Göreme

By |August 4th, 2014|

Istanbul was a treat- so much to see, so easy to get around. But it’s time to trade these streets… for these streets… The Cappadocia region is one of […]

Beyond Sultanahmet

By |July 30th, 2014|

A visitor could spend a week in Istanbul and never leave Sultanahmet (and I’m sure many do). Fearing yet another sales pitch about buying a rug […]

Under Istanbul

By |July 15th, 2014|

I’m following James Bond around Istanbul again. In true Her Majesty’s Secret Service fashion, I’ve given Karen the slip and descended into the shadows… beyond the prying […]

You say Sophia, I say Sofya…

By |July 12th, 2014|

May 14, 2014 All right, this feels like cheating. I’m used to slogging miles from site to site while on vacation. Finally arriving at the […]

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