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Cats, souvenirs and mosques – a taste of Istanbul tourism

Yes, I’m back from Istanbul. Been back a week, actually, but wow how time gets away from me! It was such a long week, so much happened, and yet it flew by. So, this was my first time staying in … Continue reading

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You know you work in the field when you’re the only one in jeans

A friend invited me to join him at the World Travel Market event in London yesterday. He didn’t bother to tell me that I had to be a tourism professional to attend (even though I guess I actually am) – … Continue reading

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He made his living off of tourism, and now he is tourism

Several times, now, I have joined groups of friends on tours of Syria, providing a bit of cultural backdrop to their sightseeing. I love adding a human dimension to piles of ancient ruins, but I’ve learned I need to avoid … Continue reading

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