Category Archives: Asia

Is this the best panoramic view and Star Wars movie place? You be the judge.

On a leisurely drive through the Ilhara Valley in Turkey’s Cappadocia region, just past the village of Selime we happened upon this sign. Intrigued, we wandered over to the nearby rock perch and were greeted to this sight.    It … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Astana’s Awesome Architecture

All municipalities have some sort of urban planning in place, but many cities reveal a hodgepodge of the old and new, remnants of earlier days mixed with deliberate planned contemporary structures. Rarely do you see a city that is as meticulously … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Sometimes a trip practically plans itself. We are very fresh from a trip to both Kazakhstan and Turkey; the former because of a conference in Astana, and the latter because our flights routed through Istanbul so we figured we’d stop over … Continue reading

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Sometimes the theme song for a trip presents itself

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One More Reason to Travel (as if you needed one)

From Tuesday, July 29th’s Academica Top Ten, a daily publication of information and trends in post-secondary education: Multicultural engagement found to be predictor of career success   A growing body of evidence suggests that travel abroad can have myriad benefits, including … Continue reading

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Hair Loss and Customs Lineups

We loved our baby backpack. Once our son was hardy enough to sit upright in it, we took it everywhere with us. He was happy with his bird’s eye perch, we were happy to have him safely contained, and everyone … Continue reading

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Tripforthree on Southern Shore Sounds

Tripforthree will be on the air, talking travel. TODAY, at 6:30pm NT! Tune in online at http://www.ryakuga.ca/ Support the Southern Shore and community radio, and have a listen about some of the fun things we have done in our travels!

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