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...
Did You Know about Iceland?

Did You Know about Iceland?

Iceland has one of the first democratic parliaments in the World? In the 9th century, Iceland was found by accident. A Viking sailor heading for the Faroe Islands was blown off course and landed on the shores of an unknown land. At the time Norway was ruled by a...
Bulgaria Archaeology Tour – Post-Trip Interview

Bulgaria Archaeology Tour – Post-Trip Interview

A post-trip interview with tour manager, Kelly Bryson Following our comprehensive Bulgaria Tour: Land of History, we decided to interview the tour manager, Kelly Bryson, to help potential guests get a better idea of what they can expect on this unforgettable...
Who Were the Hittites? Tour Western Turkey with Far Horizons!

Who Were the Hittites? Tour Western Turkey with Far Horizons!

The Hittites occupied the region of Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, and is now modern-day Turkey) prior to 1700 BCE.  It is well thought that they developed a culture from the indigenous Hatti people. And, they were able to expand their territories into an empire...
Did you know this about Iceland?

Did you know this about Iceland?

More books are written, published and sold per person per year in Iceland than anywhere else on the planet.  The Icelandic people were in the past and still are great storytellers. Icelanders’ sagas, also called family sagas, are prose histories recounting events that...