It’s Faraway Friday, and this week it’s all about beautiful Adana in Turkey! This is one of the most beautiful and surprising areas of the world I’ve ever visited, and for those reasons, it’s one of the most memorable. Here are 10 reasons you should start planning your visit!
Originally published on 3 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first ever trip abroad to teach English in Japan! Hey there! I hope everyone’s had a good weekend and you’re all looking forward to July 4th! Eat something grilled and watch the fireworks for me! Yesterday’s escapadeContinue reading “Ninja Museum and Ueno Castle!”
Our third and final Baltic stop is… Tallinn, Estonia! It is so hard to pick a favorite out of these three countries, but Tallinn definitely had its high points! We arrived by bus and took a taxi through the business area of town–not too cute. But when we arrived in the Old Town section, thisContinue reading “Tantalizing Tallinn”
Originally published 14 May 2012. Time to figure out the Bratislavan public transportation systems! Now, where’s that bus station? Today’s mission: Devin Castle ruins, about 20 minutes from the city center. I was really confused about the buses at first, and I don’t think I did everything right as far as my tickets were concerned, butContinue reading “Day Trip to Devin Castle”