• Jaipur – Oh India! You’re Missing a Palace!

    “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen   The first leg of our India tour was a trip around the Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur and Agra) by car. We spent….

  • Delhi – Oh India! How do you do?

    For your listening enjoyment: On our first night in Delhi, we wandered to a small restaurant across from our hostel that had a total of four tables in it and ordered dinner (this was to be one of our best….

  • Turkey – Final Thoughts

    For your listening enjoyment: I fell in love with this song when it came out on the radio at home, but hadn’t heard it in years. One evening, we were sitting in this tiny little indoor room of a restaurant….

  • Cappadocia – Churches and Camels and Fairy Chimneys, oh my!

    We left the Mediterranean coast on an overnight bus, leaving my beloved sea and were dropped off at 5am in the dark and the freezing cold. When the sun rose, we were greeted with this sight. Literally it looks like….

  • The Lycian Way – Romping Through Ancient History

    I was hoping that we would get to experience more of the Lycian Way, but after our mountain fiasco, we needed to pull way back and take it easy. We still got to explore some amazing places along this ancient….

  • That One Time We Almost Died on a Mountain in Turkey

    Ok. So here’s the thing. When this first happened, I completely downplayed the seriousness of the situation. I did this for two reasons. The first is that I didn’t want people at home to worry needlessly about us after the….

  • Sailing Away on the Magical Mediterranean

    We have decided to add a multi-media component to some of our posts going forward. So often, we are struck with songs/music that perfectly sum up how we are feeling about a situation in particular or our travels in general…..

  • Pamukkale – Walking Through the Healing Waters

    “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck When we visited Pamukkale, I said “This is going to be one of my favorite things we do in Turkey”. Seven weeks later, it is holding up as one of….

  • Ephesus – City of Stone and Sky

    I was flat out sick the day we went to Ephesus. Like running a fever, chest all tight and struggling to breathe, worn the hell out sick. Ephesus didn’t care. She showed up for me anyway. In shimmering waves of….

  • HistoryLily – Ephesus Style

    You can’t go to ruins in America, mostly due to the fact that the country is only 200 years old (but also because we’re a super destructive society). I’ve always wanted to see Greek ruins, and somehow, the fact that….