Postcard: Beware the Evil Eye

Kas, Turkey 7th October 2014 In India, we have an age-old superstition that if someone is envious of you, bad luck and misfortune will befall your friends and family unless you protect yourself from the ‘evil eye’ by following certain practices. Though superstitions are generally very culture-specific, I found it fascinating that the very same... Continue Reading →


Experience: Cruising Along the Turquoise Coast (Turkey)

Kas to Patara Beach, Turkey 7th October, 2014 'Life without a beach is no life at all!' goes a saying. While I do not subscribe to a view that extreme, I do feel that any proper long vacation should have at least some time spent in sea-and-sand territory. Exactly for this reason, I had planned... Continue Reading →

Postcard: The Feline Fascination

Antalya, Turkey (8th October 2014) In Turkey, cats are everywhere. The Turkish fascination for cats becomes apparent particularly in the cities where they are omnipresent. Whether you are wandering the cobble-stoned streets of Istanbul or taking in the sights of the magnificent mosques of Sultanahmet, whether you are exploring the old town of Antalya or... Continue Reading →

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