High in Turkey – Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

Wrapped in a rainbow poncho, I peered over the side of the giant airborne picnic basket. Gliding in a hot-air balloon over the moon-like landscape of Cappadocia was surreal. With its predictable wind currents and static landscape, Cappadocia, located southeast of Istanbul in Turkey’s central Anatolia, is one of the best places in the world [...]

Best Places to Stay and Play in Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos Islands, which lie southeast of the Bahamas and about 647 miles east-southeast of Miami, are a haven for parasailing, kayaking, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, kite boarding and all kinds of water sports. I just got back from a four-day weekend getaway and have the up-to-date scoop on the best places to stay and play in Turks and Caicos.

Maldives…A Modern Day Atlantis?

Every year, thousands of tourists come to Maldives looking for fun, sun and a pina colada paradise. A tiny chain of islands in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of Sri Lanka, Maldives is rich with high-end resorts that promise beach-side relaxation far from the realities of urban living. One thing many tourists might [...]