Exploring Guatemalan Food and History: Day 2

ON THE ROAD, Guatemala — Today, we witnessed again how Guatemalan food and history are intertwined. From religious ceremonies to the economy, food has played a rich role through Guatemala. We left Antigua after a lovely café con leche in … Continued

The Aromas and Tastes of Guatemalan Cooking

ANTIGUA, Guatemala — Upon our arrival at the very modern Guatemala City Airport, we were whisked away by our driver, Rinaldo, to the Spanish colonial town of Antigua – about an hour drive from the airport.  Our guide, Daniel, told … Continued

Farewell and Tesekkür to Turkey, But We’ll Be Back

ISTANBUL (Oct. 31) — Our day began with settling our affairs for the flight home. After checking in and making sure we were confirmed for our trip, we grabbed some coffee and decided to explore Dolmabahçe Palace. The palace grounds … Continued

Our Last Hurrah in Turkey? Not Quite …

EPHESUS/ISTANBUL (Oct. 29) — We arose and packed for our return to Istanbul to fly back home early the next day. After enjoying our final breakfast at the Ephesus Boutique — fresh produce, honey, jams, and all the fixings — … Continued

Day 3 Filled with Wonders of the World and Great Food

ISTANBUL (Oct. 24) — Day three began with great vigor and ambition as Serkan took us to the Topkapi Palace. However, the lines were a little too long so we revised our plan and ended up going to the Istanbul … Continued