Turkey | Ephesus

The Great Theatre at Ephesus.During our second trip to Turkey way back when in July, we booked a three-day trip to Cappadocia and Ephesus. The Ephesus portion of the trip was basically one full day. We arrived to our seaside hotel late the night before directly from Cappadocia and departed from Ephesus for Istanbul immediately followingContinue reading “Turkey | Ephesus”

Turkey | Cappadocia

Goreme PanoramaDuring our second trip to Istanbul, we booked a three-day Cappadocia and Ephesus tour through Daily Istanbul Tours, a company that has a ton of tour options out of Istanbul — ranging from day trips to a week. I knew we wanted to spend some time in Istanbul again, and that we wanted to see other placesContinue reading “Turkey | Cappadocia”

Turkey | Istanbul Again

Kail and I returned to Istanbul for our second trip in two months. This time, we also took a short side trip to Cappadocia and Ephesus.Goreme Panorama | CappadociaI was admittedly a bit nervous about traveling there, what with the airport attack the week before our trip. Then there was the coup attempt the week after our trip. I’mContinue reading “Turkey | Istanbul Again”

Turkey | Istanbul

View of the Hagia Sophia.Every time I travel somewhere new, I always want to return for another vacation and/or live there. So far, of all the trips Kail and I have taken since he joined the Foreign Service five years ago, we’ve only repeated a couple trips: Copán, Honduras (primero viaje y el segundo); Antigua, Guatemala (onceContinue reading “Turkey | Istanbul”