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Pink Drinks in Turkey

I’m up before 7:30am, as is the sun that’s on the other side of buildings and trees, and not to be seen till I go upstairs to the breakfast rooftop patio. I take in the skyscrapers on the horizon, the … Continue reading

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My First Night in Istanbul

… and then I’m introduced to Mr. Çetinkaya, the partner of Topkapi Carpet by Koyuncu, and a man that I feel comfortable with – to drink tea, to have lunch, and to buy his carpets if I had the money. I can tell … Continue reading

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On the Winged Stallion to the Land of The Turks

I had a dual birthday party to attend – drink homemade wine, pose for flower-framed photos, write a message in their memory book, hold the baby, post a picture to Instagram, and eat two plates of food in prep for … Continue reading

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Not Falling in Dubai, but Floating in Umm al-Quwain

I set the alarm for 4:45am and I’m up with the energy of a child, packing up and drinking coffee – that somehow took 30 minutes. I parked under the awning and walked to Skydive Dubai to check in at 5:30, and they … Continue reading

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Rum, Wine, Beer, and Whiskey

I wake up at 1:00 am, and even with Julie snoring, am able to go back to sleep until 8:30 when she wakes me. We go upstairs to enjoy a meal from the buffet by the window, but not before taking in … Continue reading

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