5 Reasons to Visit the Turkish Riviera

Overlooking the ancient city of Ephesus from the Terrace Houses and in the left corner you can see the Library of Celsus which once held 12,000 scrolls

This is part 3 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Read part one on Greece here and part two on Louis Cruises here. Turkey, a peninsula surrounded by turquoise seas and a country rich in history, is a truly unique destination full of vibrancy. Besides history and beauty, your […]

Why You Need an Aegean Cruise

Louis Cruises sails on the Aegean

This is part 2 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Check out part 1 here, and part 3 here. Are you a cultural junkie but yearning for some relaxation? Do you want to experience some local off-the-beaten path spots in addition to the hot spots but don’t want to spend time […]

Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

Why you should stay at the Marti Istanbul, in words and photos

Marti Istanbul by night

I recently had the good fortune to pay visit to a city I’ve wanted to experience for as long as I can remember: the city of Istanbul. Hearing from those that had been, I’d known it was a city rich with history, breathtaking landmarks, incredible cuisine, great cultural and commercial shopping, and that at some […]

One day in Istanbul, in photos

Very cool local

Here’s my day in Istanbul, in photos. Click each photo to see a larger version, or click here to head back to my story on the Marti Istanbul hotel.