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Hot Air Ballooning In Cappadocia

hot air ballooning in Cappadocia

A highlight of our recent journey to Turkey was exploring the unusual landscapes of Cappadocia.  more...

american autos - more to love

american autos - more to love  

I love cars. I grew up in Los Angeles, home of the ultimate car culture and was weaned on American autos. more...

chicken kiev

yes, there is chicken kiev in kiev

We put the mystery to rest. You can get chicken kiev in kiev and guess what? It's delicious.  more...

all the tea in china

It's certainly no secret that tea is an important part of many Asian cultures. While traveling in Beijing we had the opportunity to explore several tea shops, attend a tea ceremony and enjoy many cups of tea. more...

 

where is almaty?

Or better yet where is Kazakhstan? That was the question I asked when I was told this would be a stop on my whirlwind summer training tour this summer. more...

a paris gem: musee de l'orangrie

I’m not sure why this museum does not come up higher on the Top Ten lists - because it should. After a day trip to Monet’s gardens in Giverny we were on the hunt for all things Monet in Paris. more...

explore the tastes of rio

The abundance of fresh fruit, whether eating or included in a cocktail, the readily available vegetables in wonderful Brazilian spirit of Rio de Janeiro more...

new york, new york

If you're looking to explore a lot of international flavors and don't have the budget or time to travel around the world check out New York more...

Happiness in Heidelberg

happiness in heidelberg

On a recent visit to Germany, the PoshGirls found a lot to smile about in the little town of Heidelberg. Full of delights and surprises that make it an ideal stop during your travels in Western Europe. more...