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

How to Spend 24 Hours in Istanbul

Istanbul is often referred to as where East meets West.  It’s the only city in the word built on two continents, the Bosphorus Strait splitting the city in two, dividing Europe from Asia. Most visitors to the city spend their time on the European side, since this is where the historical and commercial districts are….

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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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