Turkey: Day 7 – Antalya – Rixos Premium Belek

Last night we checked into the Rixos Premium Belek in the Antalya region of Turkey. The resort is a five-star, beachfront, all-inclusive resort. Perhaps the best way to describe it is a cruise ship on land. Designed with an Egyptian … (read more)

Turkey: Day 6 – Cappadocia

An early morning flight from Izmir brought us to the center of Turkey, the city of Kayseri. An area different from the others we had visited, the region is known for its spectacular scenery and it’s exquisite cuisine which some … (read more)

Turkey: Day 5 – Ephesus, Kusadasi and Mary’s House

We started the day driving through the Turkish countryside from Izmir to Ephesus. The Drive reminded us of California, with its rolling hills and beautiful greenery. Perhaps one of the things that most impressed us was the beautiful landscaping. For … (read more)

Turkey: Day 4 – Istanbul’s Old City

On the easternmost tip of the European peninsula sits the Topkapi Palace. Built by Mehmet II between 1459 and 1465, the Palace was the residence of the sultan until 1856. The Palace had numerous roles. It served as the seat … (read more)