The Educational Tourist

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Liebster Award winner!

The Educational Tourist is proud to “win” the Liebster Award Before we all get too terribly excited, firstly I’ll say that the Liebster Award is really a way of new bloggers to get introduced...

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Hammam (Turkish bath) Experience

Hammam Visit A trip to the Turkish Bath Vacation adventures are the perfect time to slow down and relax. During our visit to Turkey, the hammam seemed like the perfect spot to do just...

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Sirkeci Mansion – REVIEW

Sirkeci Mansion, Istanbul Our last two nights in Turkey were spent in Istanbul at the Sirkeci Mansion. It is beautiful and has many western comforts that make this an easy and comfortable stay- even...

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Turkey is not Arab

Remember this Salsa Commerical? Cowboys eating after a long day of cattle wrangling run out of salsa. They notice the next jar is made in…..GASP….New York City! ¬†For these cowboys, salsa just doesn’t come...

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Right Now I’d Rather Be…

Ah, a pleasantly thought provoking sentence beginning isn’t it? Where would YOU rather be? Fellow travel bloggers, Nick and Laura, at Savored Journey’s posed that question recently and I had a hard time answering…....

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Travel is not in my budget.

Travel is not in my budget. Oh, boy do I hear you. Travel is wildly wonderful and educational and all things fantastic but if it isn’t in the budget…well, it isn’t. ¬†There are lots...

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Cappadocia Estates Hotel – REVIEW

Cappadocia Estates Hotel We had the pleasure of staying at the Cappadocia Estates hotel in the small town of Mustafapasa while visiting the Cappadocia area. What a delightful find! Our room was a 2...