The Blue Mosque

Roz and I only had two more days to explore Istanbul, so we didn’t have time to waste. We got up early and opened the nightshades on our hotel room window. As the morning sunlight flooded our room, we stood their transfixed by the view from our 16th floor window. Continue reading

Dining at 30,000 feet

As Roz and I sat on the rooftop bar overlooking the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul we couldn’t believe how remarkable we felt. After all, we had just gotten off a 13 hour nonstop flight from LAX. Normally we would be wiped out, ready to crash in our hotel bed, but thanks to Turkish Airlines, we arrived rested and refreshed.

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