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  • Childhood Dreams Can Inspire Rewarding Second Careers

    Childhood Dreams Can Inspire Rewarding Second Careers

    Excerpt from New York Times article By KERRY HANNON APRIL 11, 2014 EVER since Sandra Colony was a child, when she was spellbound by the glossy photographs of exotic places in […]

     
     
  • It’s named “The Place of No People”

    It’s named “The Place of No People”

    If you find deserts fascinating, you’ll be enthralled with the stark beauty of the ancient Namib Desert.  Reputed to be the world’s oldest desert – around 55 million years old […]

     
     
  • Put your suitcase on a diet 2 weeks before traveling.

    Put your suitcase on a diet 2 weeks before traveling.

    Read any travel site and the first packing tip will inevitably be “Pack Light.” With good reason. Traveling with an over-packed suitcase is cumbersome and in some circumstances it can […]

     
     
  • Turkey evokes superlatives

    Turkey evokes superlatives

    It’s a country that evokes superlatives: unparalleled cultural riches, spectacular open-air museums, glorious ruins and an exquisite coastline.  Turkey is more than a cross roads of east and west, it […]