Sixteen Hours in Istanbul

Planes, Trains and Automobiles Several years ago, I saw an ad in a travel magazine in which Turkish Airlines stated that it was voted the number one airline in Europe.  When I researched their routes and fares, I found that the fares were lower than most other airlines but every flight from the U.S. had […]

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Venice

In the past I’d never had a burning desire to see Venice, having heard it called Disneyland and a shopping mall with a river running through it.  But once my sister and I booked a cruise to the Greek Islands which started in Venice, we decided to add another night and day to (what should […]

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Rome

This will be a fairly short article, at least for me, since this past September 2016 was my first visit to Rome and we only had two nights and a day and a half there.  But I wanted to share a few thoughts and pictures on what we did. Since our walking tour ended in […]

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