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Understand the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

For many travelers to Turkey, sampling the Turkish cuisine rates at the top of the to-experience list.  After all the basic sightseeing is finished, and visitors move to some of the cultural experiences that the country has to offer, watching the whirling dervishes usually ranks high on the list. Often erroneously considered a folk dance […]

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Turkey Offers Skiing Values

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Winter vacation opportunities are still value-priced, so if you’re looking for an exotic ski vacation destination, give Turkey some consideration.  Although Turkey is often a focus for summer travel, in the winter you’ll find great skiing, with a season generally lasting November through April.  Start looking for flights to Turkey, and some good snow savings […]

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15 Reasons to Put Turkey on Your Travel List

As a big history buff, I’ve had Turkey on my bucket list for quite some time.  I got “this close” (think of me holding up my fingers a millimeter apart) last month, but at the last minute opted for Sicily.  So back Turkey goes on the to-do list rather than moving onto the been-there list. […]

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A Complicated Update of My World Map

On my most recent trip to China, I also visited Macao and Hong Kong. Politically, both of these destinations are […]

Travel for Library Lovers

If you’re a lover of books and literature, you probably already visit libraries when you travel. Whether it’s stopping off […]

Review: The Doctors House, Fort Casey Inn

When visitors head to Whidbey Island, they typically think of Langley (at the south end) or Oak Harbor (the naval […]

Recommendations for a Romantic Getaway

Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but keeping a list of ideas for romantic getaways close at hand […]