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Peace and love, Turkey! ☮ ❤️

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All-Time Favorites: London, Rome, Istanbul

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It’s sad to see the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge go. Through the weekly challenges, I was able to discover blogs to follow and connect with fellow bloggers. But change is constant, and is to be expected in anything we … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Traveling as a Political Act by Rick Steves

I love this line from #10. “Travel shapes who you are.” Travel opens the mind, and broadens one’s perspective. It helps one see the world from various angles, not just from one’s little corner. 10 Tips for Traveling as a … Continue reading

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The Old City of Jerusalem

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The Old City of Jerusalem is a walled city within the modern city of Jerusalem.  It is home to popular religious sites. Christian pilgrims visit to see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a church that stands where Jesus was … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Halo-halo, A Filipino Summer Treat 

Last week, hubby and I met up with a mother and daughter we met on our trip to Turkey back in 2014. They were on the same flight as we were from New York to Istanbul. Our flight got redirected … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Unfamiliar Desserts

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“May you eat an unfamiliar dessert in a strange land at least once every three years.” Rob Brezsny, American writer  This quote is from my very new travel journal which I talked about yesterday.It made me think of desserts that … Continue reading

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Hagia Sophia…1,479 Years of Resilience 

In response to The Daily Post’s Photo Challenge, “Resilient“. Completed in 537, the Hagia Sophia has withstood the test of time for 1,479 years. First, it was a Greek Orthodox Church, then an imperial mosque, and now, a museum at … Continue reading

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Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

Hubby and I went to see Inferno last night. Inferno is the fourth book in Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon Series. The movie was shot in various places, but the climax happens in “the sunken palace”. I read the novel before our trip … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: The Cookie 

I first had a taste of The Cookie on my and hubby’s trip to Turkey back in 2014. We were served The Cookie upon check-in at Double Tree by Hilton Istanbul-Moda (click the link for my review), which is a tradition … Continue reading

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Throwback: Goreme, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a landmark regarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as important to the collective interests of humanity. A site should have a cultural, historical, or scientific significance to be designated as … Continue reading

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