Rome Part 2

Today we got up and had breakfast at the hostel. We then took the bus to Borghese Gallery. It’s nice to take the bus instead of the metro. It drops you pretty darn close to where you are going. This cuts down on our walking … Continue readingRome Part 2

Jerusalem Day 5

Happy Easter! We woke up super early to walk to the Garden Tomb for Easter Sunrise Service. Apparently not early enough as we had a side, back corner seat. The garden is beautiful and the worship was delightful. The sermon was a tad bit generic … Continue readingJerusalem Day 5

Jerusalem Day 4

The Dead Sea It was a dreary rainy day but being Shebat it was the only day we had set aside to visit the Dead Sea. So we had breakfast and headed out. First stop Qumran. The hillside cave where The Dead Sea Scrolls were … Continue readingJerusalem Day 4

Jerusalem Day 2

It’s wonderful that our Hostel provides breakfast starting at 6:45 am. We have 8:00 am Western Wall Tunnel Tour tickets that we are rushing to. We arrived 3 minutes late and they were already well into the tour. It was nice booking the first tour … Continue readingJerusalem Day 2


After arriving in Izmir at 9:30pm we hiked to the international terminal to locate our rental car company. The rental car guy was the kindest guy ever. He even loaned me his personal car charger for my phone. We entered our address into Google Maps … Continue readingEphesus

Istanbul day 3

We got an extremely late start today. Check out was at 11am and the owner of the Hostel was knocking at 11:05 for us to get going. So we left our bags and headed out into the beautiful day! Our first stop was for some … Continue readingIstanbul day 3

Amsterdam Day 1

After arriving into Amsterdam airport we caught the train into Central Amsterdam. From the train station we walk about 15 minutes to our hotel. We are sleeping on a little ship in the harbor. After getting settled in we have a cup of tea and … Continue readingAmsterdam Day 1