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Ten Reasons You Ought To Tour Turkey
On the Culture Front: Feasts, Ruins and Discovering Gin on the Aegean
Freelance cultural writer
I found myself back in Istanbul last fall. I think the best mark of trip is not wanting to go home and as the final night approached, I had serious anti-homesick pangs. Still, I would have been thrilled with another week on board.
Anthony, Cleopatra and Flying Carpets -- Discovering Ancient Izmir
Publisher, Live and Invest Overseas
Originally called Smyrna, this is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back more than 8,500 years. Today, it's the third-largest city in Turkey and a big resort destination for Europeans.
PHOTOS: Why You Should Visit Jordan Now
Jean Newman Glock
Signature Travel Network
I visited Jordan last month, my 10th trip in 15 years, and experienced not only the absence of tourists but also a wealth of new things to see and experience.
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.
Church Planting/Grassroots Strategist/Ecumenist
When people come together in London from different races, cultures and nationalities, peace is not going to be found in a spectacular opening ceremony. Real peace requires Jesus. In his flesh he makes different groups into one, and breaks down the dividing wall.
If I Forget Thee O Los Angeles Public Transportation
Senior advisor to companies, law firms, foundations and public...
Wander a block or two beyond the restaurants, Internet cafes, and shops that line the waterfront in Ayvalik, Turkey, and one sees countless empty stone buildings, the former homes and shops of Greek residents.
Ephesus Survives Swords, Scimitars and Silt
Travel editor, WatchBoom.com
Name an ancient Roman city that was wiped out by a natural disaster. Pompeii most likely comes to mind, but there's another, lesser known Roman city emerging out of the rubble. It's named Ephesus.
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