You can see a country’s history unfold at their national museum, but you can taste it if you try their national dishes. And as a group, we ate our way through the nation.
Your ticket to Cappadocia is a ticket to another world, and I mean that in the most literal sense. Let Cappadocia change you, as, thankfully, it changed me.
I’m not a fan of overused clichés, but there’s no other way to say this: when I first saw the Taj Mahal, it quite literally took my breath away.
Visiting Cambodia’s Angkor Wat is like being granted the keys to another world for a short period of time. While I was there, I often imagined in my head that, like a certain CS Lewis novel, I must have walked through a closet and into another realm.
Just a little while back, I got to be a part of Intrepid’s Delhi to Kathmandu tour. This is a trip that offers you the opportunity to wave goodbye to your comfort zone, while linking arms with your fellow participants, and an incredible tour leader.
I lived in Istanbul for three years, and then returned back to my current home of Toronto in late 2017. Though, Istanbul isn’t a city that you leave behind, it’s a city that you carry with you.
Once you venture out into the world, the learning you can do is astonishing, so long as you’ve also packed an open mind in your preferred luggage.
I learned many things living in Turkey for three years, but perhaps the most prominent was that Turkish food is seriously underrated.