Day 4 – 30 Days of Travel: Misty Mountains at Sumela Monastery, Turkey. Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery located in a fold of Melá Mountain near Trabzon, Turkey. Built into a cliff overlooking the sweeping Altindere Valley. Founded in AD 386, it became famous for an icon of the Virgin Mary called the […]
12 Destinations To Visit in 2018: Where To Go in the Middle East and North Africa Looking for your next adventure? Our top 12 destination to visit in 2018 will have you boating up legendary rivers, exploring twisting laneways of Moroccan hamlets, hiking stunning desert nature reserves, going back in time at the City of […]
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Located in Central Anatolia, in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia feels more like it belongs on the Moon than planet Earth. Cappadocia’s strange rock chimneys, protrusions and colorful valleys were formed from millions of years of erosion on soft volcanic ash. Where this soft volcanic ash, called tuff, mixed with harder basalt, the weathering process […]
Travel Seminar: Aegean Odyssey: Greek Islands & Turkish Coast Date: November 12, 2016 at 1pm Location: Savvy Traveler Store in Edmonds, WA Register: This travel seminar is free but requires registration. There are limited spots so register today and guarantee your spot. Register here. Situated in the northeastern region of the Mediterranean, the Aegean Sea […]
Join me for all my best travel tips, tricks, and photos from fascinating Turkey. I will be speaking this Saturday at 1pm as part of Edmonds’ Savvy Traveler Shop’s Fall travel seminars series. Looking forward to seeing you there! Seminar: Turkey – Crossroads of East and West Date: January 30, 2016 Time: 1pm Location: Savvy […]