Category Archives: Turkey

Ephesus- Exploring an Ancient City

It was a scorcher of a day. 45 degrees Celsius, not a cloud in the sky, and I was off to visit one of the largest open-air archaeological museums in the world- Ancient Ephesus. The weather conditions weren’t ideal for visiting a place where shade was non-existent, but with only one day in port at…

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  • Jennifer - I love visiting ruins like this! Your photos remind me a lot of Jerash in Jordan.July 15, 2013 – 7:56 pmReplyCancel

    • Rhonda Krause - We haven’t been to Jordan yet, but it is definitely on our list. I will have to go check out Jerash and see how it compares to Ephesus.July 16, 2013 – 9:29 amReplyCancel

  • Michael - Wow – your guide is so indepth. Much more than I could ever write. Nice to see you mention Hadrian’s Gate. For some reason, a lot of people miss that outJuly 16, 2014 – 1:41 amReplyCancel

    • Rhonda Krause - Thanks so much. Glad you enjoyed it- it took me a long time to write!July 16, 2014 – 2:35 pmReplyCancel

One Day in Istanbul- How to Spend 24 Hours in Turkey’s Largest City

My day in Istanbul was one of the highlights of a Mediterranean cruise I was on. It also was the first city I’ve visited that gave me a little culture shock. The skyline was so different from any other city I had been to, minarets reaching up everywhere. The sheer amount of people and racing taxi…

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  • adnan - good Read! I loved my stay in Istanbul even though it was short like yours! planning to go back and check Topkapi Palace in March! and selling you to the guy in the grand bazaar was indeed a joke and a way to make fun! :) Happy travels!February 4, 2014 – 10:05 amReplyCancel

    • Rhonda Krause - Thank you! Yes, the guys at the bazaar were friendly and fun to joke with. My boyfriend at the time just didn’t have a sense of humour at all! I would love to go back to Istanbul one day. I’m sure I missed out on a lot of great places. Have fun on your return trip!February 4, 2014 – 10:13 amReplyCancel


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