Life aboard a Turkish Gulet

Life aboard a Turkish Gulet

By Jennifer Tobin, Study Leader I’m an early riser so my day begins at dawn.  I put on a bathing suit under my sundress and leave my small wooden cabin, climbing the stairs to emerge on deck.  Long cushions occupy the stern of the boat and I snuggle into some pillows...
Why Bulgaria?

Why Bulgaria?

Bulgaria, bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east, is a cultural melting pot.  Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian influences are displayed in their wealth of fascinating...
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Remember the fable of mythical Icarus who, on wings crafted of feathers and wax, flew too close to the sun? Made of feathers and wax, the sun melted them and Icarus fell and died. His father, Daedalus, a great inventor who is credited with creating the Great Labyrinth...