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Don’t ask soldiers for directions: Getting scammed, getting lost, getting giggly


What couple doesn’t know that you can learn much about your relationship through travel “experiences.” We learned early on that we did well together on this front, with M. managing the driving aspect of things and me taking on the … Continue reading

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Turkey for Thanksgiving – or – Dinner with Donkeys in Dipkarpaz


I had to make the joke. Karagöz the trickster puppet – and fan of bad jokes – has been bugging me for weeks to do so.  “If you are really going to make the trek to Cyprus for Thanksgiving, you’d … Continue reading

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