Next Stop: In Turkey, Sunlight and Enlightenment

Candace Feit for The New York Times Mountains above the Kabak Valley fall to the Mediterranean. By LYDIA POLGREENPublished: June 24, 2010  TO find the Kabak Valley, drive east along Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Park your car when the pavement runs out, and walk (or hitch a ride on a truck) to a portal to another … More Next Stop: In Turkey, Sunlight and Enlightenment

Visit Bordeaux to see where the wines come from

By ERIC RISBERGAssociated Press Writer Eric Risberg, Associated Press Writer– Tue Jun 22, 12:54 pm ET BARSAC, France – There’s something noble about Bordeaux wines, and it’s not just the proud heritage of their 100-year-old vines, their prominent place in viticulture history, or their world-renowned quality.It’s also the “noble rot” responsible for creating some of … More Visit Bordeaux to see where the wines come from

Five Ways to Avoid Theft on Vacation – SmarterTravel.com

Luckily we’ve never encountered any crime or pick-pocketing in ANY of our travels. Want a packing list? Contact us, and we will send you one“Once I was in the Middle East, and walking in a city with a colleague,” says Craig Bidois, principal consultant, Fear Free, a New Zealand-based security and safety management firm. “A … More Five Ways to Avoid Theft on Vacation – SmarterTravel.com