Winter Break 2018

I very much enjoyed the slow pace of this year’s winter break. This is the first time that I have been home for Christmas for a while, where we have not had guests or loads of appointments to squeeze in. So I ended up with days that I could fill however I wanted. I did […]

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We booked another tour through our hotel for the ancient city of Ephesus. We started the day with an early drive to Mary’s House, which is a very small stone house on a hill that reminded me very much of the hills around Tempio in Sardinia. Our next stop was the city of Ephesus. This […]

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We booked a tour of Pamukkale through our hotel in Kusadasi, the Hilton DoubleTree. The area around Pamukkale, or the Hierapolis, is a site that has been rebuilt multiple times due to earthquakes. The reasons that it kept being rebuilt is because of the natural warm spring. The water at Pamukkale is full of calcium […]

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Istanbul – Days 2-4

One of the things that struck me about the sites in Istanbul is the amazing tile work. While I know that we were seeing the locations where the rich and powerful were, and we were seeing some of the best examples, it was still very impressive and very interesting. Also, not what I was expecting […]

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The Good Ole BKK

It was only about two weeks ago that I finally decided what to do during my April/Spring Break. My decision was, come to BKK! I was going to head to Singapore but the friends that I was going to visit there were planning on heading to BKK so since it was a direct flight that […]

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