All that Extra Stuff: A Packing List

Depending on where you’re traveling to there are always some “extra” things you’re going to need that won’t necessarily show up on an average packing lists.  This is a list of those oddball “extras” that I store in alarge, plastic travel bin between trips. Where I’m going and how I’m getting there determines which “extras” get packed.…

Cruise to Turkey: “Ultimate Ephesus”

Following an exciting port day in Athens, we had no problem jumping out of bed at the sound of the 5:30 a.m. alarm.  Today’s port was to be Izmir, Turkey. This was the stop on our 12 day cruise of the Mediterranean that I was most looking forward to. I had been reading about Ephesus for…