Oct 16, 2013 Italy
It required a bit of courage, a touch of daredevil and a dash of insanity. But finally we had driven through Positano and traversed the narrow road towards to the top of Praiano and reached our destination – Hotel Margherita.
Oct 14, 2013 Italy
It was 2001. I was 20 years old and Italy was cheese pizza and the occasional pasta. The food was an absolute let down after my love of everything Italian had brought me so far. Italy was still by far my most favourite place in the world, but its food was…
Oct 5, 2013 Turkey
When it comes to food, Turkey has a similar style to Israel so by getting familiar with our post from Israel you will have a good head start. However, as Turkey is literally at the crossroads of East and West, it also sports more international cuisine.
Oct 5, 2013 Turkey
Istanbul is a vibrant city with too much to do in a short amount of time. Our 5 days in Istanbul was simply not enough, no surprises there. But what we did manage to pack into a few days in Istanbul were all highlights for us.
Oct 2, 2013 Turkey
The 2nd day of our tour through Cappadocia including the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, a magic ice-cream show, panoramic views, yummy Turkish lunch, the beauty of rugs & a viagra market. Join us in this nature wonderland.
Oct 1, 2013 Turkey
The reputation of Cappadocia, Turkey as one of this planet’s most beautiful regions is not without merit. Here is day 1 of our tour through nature's wonderland. Including Imagination Valley, Hermit Valley, Underground Cities, Ceramic Art & one big bloody…
Sep 30, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala
Guatemala is full of rich history and culture that adults will find astounding, but what about the kids? We spent a day walking the streets with our little Princess, but here are all the things she wished she could have done that day.
Sep 26, 2013 Turkey
During our visit to Istanbul we made the smart choice of staying 5 nights at the Eresin Crown Hotel which, for us, has set the benchmark on luxury hotels.
Sep 25, 2013 Turkey
During our trip to Turkey, we had the pleasure of staying at the fabulous Taskonaklar Hotel for 3 nights, nestled in Ucister, the highest point in the region of Cappadocia. Home to dozens and dozens of hot air balloons silently floating in the clear sky a…
Sep 25, 2013 Israel
We visited Tel Aviv briefly in 2007 and spent a few short hours in Jaffa so I was excited to be heading back, this time for a bit longer. Here’s a brief overview of the things we did in Tel Aviv that you might also enjoy.
Sep 23, 2013 Turkey
Bear cave? Bat cave? Cavemen? Any preconceived ideas on caves will be blown out of the water. There are no animals, semi-humanoid species or superheroes in these caves, but you may find Russell Crowe or TWB.
Sep 21, 2013 Turkey
Nestled close to the Aegean cost in western Turkey is the small town of Alacati. Just 20 minutes east of Cesme and about an hour west of Izmir, it is perfectly positioned for beach and sunshine, as well as boundless in rich culture, endless shopping optio…
Sep 9, 2013 Turkey
All I could hear was the gentle breeze softly whispering past the hot air balloon and the occasional whoosh of the flame filling the ballon, as we soared on smooth streams of air. The warm sun breached the nearby plateau casting a warm, encompassing glow …
Aug 19, 2013 Israel
In most places we visit our “where to eat” posts are super popular. Often the staples of Israel can be confusing to a new timer. So instead of focusing on where to eat, we thought a “what to eat” might help more. If you’ve never tried any of this before, …
Aug 15, 2013 Israel
It’s not very often you get a brand new hotel in the middle of all the action. Our friends at Tourist Israel gave us a great recommendation on a lovely new boutique hotel in Tel Aviv. And then Israeli Experts gave us the low down on where to eat. Check it…
Aug 14, 2013 Israel
It’s such a big city with so much to do. It will have your head spinning. Since you may not have 2 months to enjoy the Holy Land I have prepared our must-see things to do in Jerusalem to make life so much easier for you. Enjoy!
Aug 1, 2013 Jordan
Looking up at the legendary “Treasury”, the intimidating hand-carved façade shaded from the scorching mid-day desert sun by the surrounding sandstone cliff, it was easy to understand why it belonged in the New Seven Wonders. One word could only describe i…
Aug 1, 2013 Israel
Why is a fortress that was built by Muslims in the 1200’s named after a Biblical character? Who knows! But this ancient ruin is definitely one of the best preserved icons in Israel and probably one of the most underrated due to it’s remote location. But t…
Jul 18, 2013 Israel
Join us in the markets of Jerusalem for a cooking tour & on a walk through the Old City & its four quarters. Guess which one is free?