Tag: traveling with kids

TURKEY: Aphrodisias & Ephesus

TURKEY: Aphrodisias & Ephesus

If you are traveling in Turkey and need some ideas, I can’t recommend enough taking the time to visit one of the most sacred, ancient sites in Turkey originally dedicated to the Mother Goddess dating back to 5,800 BC.  

ROME, ITALY:                 Renting an apartment

ROME, ITALY: Renting an apartment

What an absolutely gorgeous, romantic, fun, and historically enriching experience Rome can be.  Don’t even waist your time on trying to find a hotel when you can rent a fantastic, fully furnished and equipped apartment or loft.

BODRUM, TURKEY: Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay

BODRUM, TURKEY: Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay

If you feel like a little R & R from all of your cave spelunking in Cappadocia,  browsing the Grand Bizarre and gorgeous mosques in Istanbul, or from walking countless hours through the many, ancient ruins throughout Turkey, head West to Bodrum peninsula where the Aegean Sea meets up with the Mediterranean.

TURKEY:                     Hieropolis & Pamukkale

TURKEY: Hieropolis & Pamukkale

While spending time in Turkey, do yourself a big favor and find your way to the gorgeous, natural mineral baths & white travertines of Pamukkale and the ancient, Roman ruins of Hieropolis, which was built on top of them.  We are talking UNESCO World Heritage Site.

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Sacred House

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Sacred House

If you  decide to stay in the town of Urgup, there is a special, gorgeous 250 year old restored Greek mansion turned boutique hotel called Sacred House.

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Museum Hotel

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Museum Hotel

With all of the fancy cave, boutique hotels popping up all over the region, it’s hard to pick a base camp.  Do yourself a favor and stay at the simply perfect Museum Hotel.

What to pack?

What to pack?

Sometimes when I am in the airport and spot fellow families, I am baffled by the amount of luggage that is literally being lugged around. The first rule to packing when traveling with your tribe, go light & figure out how to do laundry while your there (if it’s a longer trip).

About me

About me

I am a gypsy at heart. There was a time when I would point my finger on a map, throw a few things into a backpack, and explore, explore, explore.