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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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Recommended reading for travel book nerds

When I am not traveling, planning a trip or dreaming of far off destinations, I’m reading books about other peoples travel journeys around the globe.  I also like to read books about places that I have booked a ticket to. … Continue reading

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