Recipe: Turkish Sari Burma Dessert

This tasty, and very sweet, Turkish dessert is reminiscent of Greek baklava. Decadent and delicious. Many a sweet-tooth has heard of Turkish Delights, but discovering Turkish food is one tasty adventure that can truly only be done by travelling to Turkey, but just to whet your appetite, try this at home! INGREDIENTS 5 cups of flour 2 […]

Why Ethiopia?

When I announced to friends that I would be traveling to Ethiopia in March of this year the response was overwhelmingly the same, consisting of one word… “Why?” For many people, Ethiopia conjures up images of desert wastelands, never ending famines, and depending on age, memories of Haile Selassie. Others have it confused with Somalia. […]

Kariega Private Game Reserve - sundowners on game drive

Africa’s Got The Write Stuff

Calling all aspiring travel writers! Join a travel-writing workshop and safari in South Africa with Joe Yogerst From Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway to Karen Blixen and Paul Theroux, Africa has inspired many a great scribe. I should know, because Africa is the first place that I first put pen to paper (and fingers to […]

Taiwan – more than just Taipei

Photo: East Rift Valley National Scenic Area, Taiwan For most of us when we think of Taiwan we think of the capital Taipei and a large crowded city, but there is so much more beyond Taipei.  Visually breathtaking, Taiwan is a photographer’s paradise. Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range binds the island together, running over the landscape like […]