I didn’t want to visit Rome until I did

Vespa

When my husband, Bill, suggested we spend a few days in Rome, Italy before we embark on our recent Mediterranean cruise I must admit I felt lukewarm about the prospect. Rome or even Italy for that matter seemed a bit cliche. It certainly did not head up my list of…

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What to do with 24-hours in Cappadocia

Cappadocia Balloons

It is hard to imagine that in a single day you can experience Cappadocia, from high above and into the depths of the earth, as well as, at ground level. However, if you are willing to go, go, go you can get in most of the highlights of the Cappadocia…

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Egypt 2011: Ancient history and revolutionary change

me at pyramids

As the events of 25 January 2011, the start of Egypt’s Revolution unfolded I sat tethered to my computer absorbing every utterance on Al Jazeera English, watching the tweets roll in on Twitter, my television tuned to CNN, taking in any source of media available to me. My interest in…

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Multigenerational vacations: Worth the effort

Family

With the mercury rising and the school bell’s final ring just days away, you might be looking ahead to a family vacation. There was a time when that meant Mom, Dad, little Johnny, and sweet young Rebecca piling into the family station wagon for a week at the beach or…

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