“Turkey . . . By Far.”

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I hadn’t thought much about Turkey until I met a flight attendant named Kevin about three years ago. My curiosity regarding his many travels led me to this one ultimate question: Where’s the coolest place you’ve been? Let’s cut through all the b.s., right? So, I’m expecting some off-the-radar tropical paradise; a far-flung, white-sanded dreamscape […]

Things To Do In Istanbul

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

I’ve made a habit before going on a trip to cruise around the online destinations section of newspapers to try to find one or two great articles that I can print out and bring along as a supplement to my guidebook for ideas and tips (which is what I did in Cartagena where I ticked […]

Where’s The Best Street Food In Istanbul?

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Guardian’s posted this great video about the best places for street food in Istanbul. Check out the fish sandwiches served from the “sultan boats” near the golden horn at 4:46. Not recommended for those with weak stomachs.

Istanbul And Greece, Together At Last

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Something about travel videos sped up really does it for me. Perhaps especially suited for those with ADD? Anyway, this video of Istanbul has some amazing shots. Be sure to check out the crazy fireworks show at 0:48. But even not sped up, Greece still looks amazing. It’s hard to screw up Greece though, isn’t […]

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