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Daily Photo: Tea Time, Antalya

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I guess some people could get irritated that the Turkish workday includes SO many breaks for coffee or tea.  But it seems to me that it would be incredibly tragic to lose this social ritual.  Is the work being […]

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Daily Photo(s): Friendly Faces

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.I thought I would only have a week’s worth of daily photos, but when I went through to pick them out, there were a lot that I still wanted to share.  So I’ll split them between here and my facebook […]

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Touchable Memories: Souvenirs from Turkey

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Want to see some of the things we brought home from Turkey?  I had a fun time rounding them up today from various corners of the house, and thinking about them.  I am definitely a minimalist when it comes […]

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Photo Essay: Antalya’s Old City

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. We considered our trip to Turkey a vacation, but it wasn’t the normal sort, since Jeff had conferences to attend every day.  We took the bus to the town Kemer a couple of times in the afternoon, but were […]

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The Best Little Shop in Antalya

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.…Where were we when I ended yesterday’s post?…  Here! So, after braving the old bazaar and typical little shops around the marina in Antalya, just when we thought we were really done– although not really happy– with our shopping, I […]

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The Best Meal

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.The fact that Jeff’s conference was at an all-inclusive resort was both good and bad.  The great thing was that we didn’t spend money on anything, in terms of our stay in Turkey.  Every meal and drink was pre-paid, and […]

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The Turkish Hammam Experience

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.After checking out the grounds of our resort on the morning after we arrived, the next order of business was making appointments for Jeff and me to visit the hammam (Turkish bath house) on site.  I have long wanted to […]

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Turkish People + Amelia = LOVE

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. It started as soon as we arrived in Turkey, at the Istanbul airport.  We were going through security for our connecting flight to Antalya, and after Amelia walked through the metal detector, one of the male security guards knelt […]

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We Were Unprepared for the Beauty

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.I don’t know what exactly I was expecting from the Turkish Riviera, but, after a rather grueling 17 hour day of travel, what I woke up to was just unbelievable.  There was gorgeous yellow sunshine, a shimmering coastline of deep […]

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