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

Istanbul Day 2

After sleeping in we got going into the cold. We took the tram half way then hiked the other half of the way to the Süleymaniye Mosque. It’s supposed to be the nicest mosque in Istanbul. We met a lovely Muslim lady who explained how … Continue readingIstanbul Day 2

Istanbul day 1

Getting on the flight to Istanbul from Amsterdam was extremely uncomfortable for me. Guys that normal send my situational awareness alarms off were everywhere on this flight. I figured they aren’t out to kill a plane full of Muslims just to take out two Americans. … Continue readingIstanbul day 1