Turkey – The Making of Silk Rugs

Turkey – The Making of Silk Rugs

When we were in India we learnt a little bit about rug making, but in Turkey it was really fascinating to watch a step by step demonstration on how silk rugs were made. Right from the silkworms spinning the cocoon to the artists trimming the fringe! And yes, I did...
Turkey – The House of Virgin Mary

Turkey – The House of Virgin Mary

When we were planning our trip to Ephesus, Liam’s Mom and Dad who have been there before suggested we also visit The House of the Virgin Mary. The Catholic and Muslim shrine located on Mt. Koressos (Turkish: Bülbüldağı, “Mount Nightingale”) is in the near...
Turkey – The Mandarin Oriental in Bodrum

Turkey – The Mandarin Oriental in Bodrum

Did you know Edelweiss fly direct to Bodrum, Turkey? Whenever I am planning to visit a new country I first check out their destinations. Edelweiss is the best in that they predominantly fly to holiday destinations, all flights are direct and if you plan early they...
South Africa – Project 9 Provinces

South Africa – Project 9 Provinces

I love having goals as it motivates me to do more; and one of my Travel Goals is to see more of my home country South Africa. I especially want to take the girls to see all of the nine provinces. We have done some easily and others I have to plan a specific trip and...