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Italy is forever in my soul. In the four years that I called it home, I learned the nuances that make this country so exquisite and I want to share those experiences with you. Enjoy the highlights of my own travels--throw coins in the Trevi fountain in Rome, watch glass being blown in Venice, or eat squab in Tuscany. Benefit from my insider knowledge and plan your days around the Italian custom of the afternoon siesta, when most storefronts close for a few hours. Stop at the refreshment stand near the lost city of Pompeii that serves the best blood orange juice you will ever taste, or the tiny leather shop on a side street in Sorrento, where artisans will trace your feet and make you custom sandals. Or visit the fragrant lemon orchards along the Amalfi coast and sample the heavenly Limoncello unique to each one. I have been helping people get the most out of Italy for 30 years. If you are ready to fall in love with this warm, exuberant culture, contact me today to begin your love affair with Italy.
Turkey is part of my family heritage. In all my travels there, I experienced the vast reaches of this country and the fascinating combination of contemporary and historical sites. I want to share my love and appreciation of all that Turkey has to offer as a destination, and to introduce you to the warmth and enthusiasm of the Turkish people. Share in the experiences of my own travels - smell the pungent teas and spices in the open airmarkets, and gaze in awe at the ancient azure tiles of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Cruise theophorous and see the city from the water, as it straddles two continents. Observe the ancient handicrafts of colorful rug making as women tie one knot at a time, or throw the distinctive red clay pottery in centuries-old tradition. Explore the beautiful and balmy Aegean coast and Ephesus with its cobblestone streets andaroma of olives and Turkish tea. Travel to the Travertines and see the magical petrified waterfalls of glistening white stone, and visit Konya with the Whirling Dervishes and their monastery. Inland, even the landscape offers cultural fascinations. The cascading pools of Pamukkale once fed royal baths. The rocky volcanic cones of Cappadocia are honeycombed with ancient underground dwellings. And Turkey’s cuisine is recognized throughout the world; taste their chicken with apricots and almonds and the renowned lamb shish kabob; smell the slow roasting eggplant with garlic; and enjoy the sweet honey dripping pastries. For almost 30 years, Turkey has been part of my family and my life. Let me help you experience this dynamic and exciting destination. Contact me today to begin planning your travel to one of the world’s best-kept secrets.
The possibilities are endless in Turkey, whether you are enjoying a beautiful sunset on a hot air balloon in Cappadocia with breathtaking views, or indulging the mouthwatering gyro in the famous big bazaar in Istanbul. Between the food, history, and so much more, this destination is a must-visit.
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