Category Archives: Travel

October is National Book Month

For me, one of the great pleasure in life is to get lost in a book and my favorite genre is travel.  I can walk the streets of Istanbul with Orhan Pamuk one day and the next I can ride … Continue reading

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4 reasons to love Göreme

Göreme, in the Nevşehir Province of Central Anatolia, Turkey, is a small, cave-dwelling town with a unique landscape dotted with fairy chimneys and ancient rock formations. Whether you are soaring above the dusty brown foothills, in a multi-colored hot air balloon, sipping wine while perched on … Continue reading

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Cats of Turkey

Get ready for cat overload–and some views of Istanbul, Goreme and Ephesus. Cats are everywhere in Turkey; hanging out in parks, sitting on chairs at outdoor cafes, lounging around ancient ruins, following me around town, nestling in my lap and looking … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. Ernest Hemingway Bonjour and Happy Bastille … Continue reading

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San Francisco in pictures

San Francisco is a city with its head in the clouds  and its feet in the valleys. San Francisco is a world to explore. It is a place where the heart can go on a delightful adventure. It is a … Continue reading

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Instead of bucket list I’m going to call it……..

my List of Amazing Things!! (okay might think of something better but that’ll be it for now) For some reason I have never liked the term ‘bucket list’. Things to do before I die? No I don’t think so. How about things to do … Continue reading

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Fancy a glass of wine?

I know you can Google anything but they don’t have a statistic on how many wine bars are in San Francisco but if I ventured a guess I would say in this 49 square mile city there has to be … Continue reading

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