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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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Shopping for Souvenirs in Antalya

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Let’s talk about shopping and bargaining.  This is one of those areas that is very influenced by our own cultural backgrounds and experiences.  I grew up in the Philippines, where haggling is part of the process of making a […]

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Market Visits

A Turkish Spice Market

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.Why, oh why do I have to buy spices in jars or little packets, so far removed from their origins?  One of my favorite things about shopping in Turkey was just admiring the spice shops.  In these shops, you can […]

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Food Adventures

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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