Saturday, December 16, 2017

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Istanbul – Maçka Palas

This is part of the Trip Report Welcome to the Cold where I went from NYC to: Helsinki, Finland Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia Istanbul, Turkey Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia If you’re just tuning in now be sure to read how I ended up...

Turkish Airlines: Star Alliance Livery to Istanbul

This is part of the Trip Report Welcome to the Cold where I went from NYC to: Helsinki, Finland Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia Istanbul, Turkey Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia If you’re just tuning in now be sure to read how I ended up...
the best kebab

The Best Kebab in the World

In today's Blog Giveaway, I posted a picture of what many believed to be kebab(p) and responded to the location of the photo accordingly. This got me thinking and scanning my photo collection of...

The Press in Istanbul

The press in Istanbul Is Turkish for when you visit Constantinople you don't drink espresso. Turkish coffee is alarmingly strong, straight to the point, and captures your attention. The same can be said about the...

Cry Baby on Board

There was a cry baby on baord and it wasn't me complaining about the medicore champagne on Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Seoul. I was seated in a great business class seat ready...

Now Boarding All Passengers to…

It was all a dream. A year ago I went into retirement and decided to focus on completing the book. A year later the book is complete and I'm going back to work. This...

“Taxi my friend?” The Worst Places to Hail a Cab

Here are the worst places to catch a taxi on Earth! 1. Dubai, UAE: Dubai is tiny yet the drivers are new to the city and have no idea where anything is. If they get...
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