Anatolia (Turkey)

Anatolia (Turkey)

Anatolia, also known as Asia Minor, is the westernmost protrusion of the Asian continent. Anatolia takes up most of Turkey. Turkey’s Central Anatolia region is famous for Cappadocia, which we saw in the previous post. Today however, we explore some of the lesser...
Central Turkey (Cappadocia)

Central Turkey (Cappadocia)

The Cappadocia region is one of Turkey’s main tourist draws. Its fairy chimneys and cave homes resemble something from a different planet. But there is more to Central Turkey than Cappadocia     Konya is one of Turkey’s most conservative cities....
Northwestern Turkey

Northwestern Turkey

I was excited for this. Not that I’m not always excited for a new country. The difference this time, was that this felt like I was going into a new region of the world. An ancient one with beautiful architecture, unique culture and people. Welcome to Turkey...
Eastern Greece (Thrace)

Eastern Greece (Thrace)

The former Roman Province of Thrace provided me cool nights, friendly folks, good food and a rich history     Despite the lofty expectations that had been bestowed upon me from the words of other traveling folk, Greece had not disappointed. I was once again...
North Macedonia

North Macedonia

The Republic of North Macedonia (formerly part of Yugoslavia) is a small country that packs a big punch. Mountains, ancient cities, friendly inhabitants and a bit of controversy     Even if they’re often riddled with warnings of danger, I can’t...