Honest Travel Review: Go straight to Kabak
Food / Nature / Travel / Turkey

Honest Travel Review: Go straight to Kabak

Hear me out. I loved Butterfly Valley, see my previous review here. But after a quick visit to Kabak Valley this past weekend, I’m singing a different tune. It may be a hymn played by a long-haired hippie on a traditional Turkish guitar, not the familiar Spanish one, while I sunned on the beach. Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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Not a single flutter in its cove, a trip to Turkey’s Butterfly Valley
Mediterranean / Nature / Photography / Tips / Travel / Turkey

Not a single flutter in its cove, a trip to Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Stalk this namesake valley, located on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, and you’ll soon discover its iconic butterflies are missing. No matter, this picturesque cove named Butterfly Valley will hold you in fervent rapture nonetheless. To discover this somewhat hard-to-reach valley, you must first hop a bobbing boat or scramble down a mountain from a connecting highway. Taking … Continue reading

My Prodigal Summer (a season in Turkey)
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My Prodigal Summer (a season in Turkey)

Before I came to Turkey, I didn’t know that I had entered into some variation of Eden. In Fethiye, fresh food abounds, but not only in markets, street corner stalls and larger chain grocery stores; the seeds of sustenance sprout up in city gardens. Chickens run amok, corn stalks shoot up, goats tend to unmowed grass, and … Continue reading