Category Archives: Istanbul

Day 23 of a Month of Gratitude

I’m waking up today of being in isolation for 40 days from the coronavirus pandemic. For some reason I haven’t been caring too much about what day of the week or what the actual date is. What difference does it … Continue reading

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Day 2 of a Month of Gratitude

I couldn’t sleep last night. I received an official email from my employer stating that for the month of April (it is April already, isn’t it?) we wouldn’t be getting paid because of the extended 30 days of store closures. … Continue reading

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Of Tea and WanderLust

If I wrote about everything in my daily life that reminds me of travel, it would be impossible, and you would think I was absolutely crazy.  Almost every moment of my waking existence are thoughts about travel.  For example, every … Continue reading

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Photoblog of Istanbul…Day 6

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Photoblog of Istanbul…Day 5

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Photoblog of Istanbul…Day 4

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The Bosphorus

The Bosphorus is a straight that straddles two continents, Europe and Asia.  A boat tour on the Bosphorus is a must, and if the weather is sunny, there is absolutely no excuse not to go.  So on my third day … Continue reading

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Istanbul Magic

It is so easy to wake up in a state of bliss in a city like Istanbul.  There is something magical about the place, a certain je ne sais quoi, that I cannot put in words.  Waking up in another … Continue reading

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Hello, Istanbul!

  When I saw the Galata Tower on the cover of this year’s May issue of TRAVEL & LEISURE magazine, I dreamed of seeing it in person one day.  Having missed this landmark on my first trip to Istanbul, I … Continue reading

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