Travels With Tadji

The fun and not so fun details about my travels, including research, planning, and the importance of letting serendipity find it's way.

Traveling is the enemy of bigotry

-Francis O’Donnell

Savor Every Morsel

The French have a healthy love affair with food and with meal times. When I first started organizing canal boat trips, I learned that reservations in restaurants are almost always required, especially in the smaller towns outside of Paris.  It was the strangest thing....

Isolated, but Not Forlorn

From the plane I could see the crystal clear, turquoise waters. I hadn't expected paradise...more like a storm ravaged island, the kind all the stories and myths about the Bermuda Triangle had led me to believe what it would be like.  I landed in L.F. Wade...

Stand-By…Luck or Good Timing

Am I a lucky person or was it just a matter of good timing? I flew standby on a Delta buddy pass from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Bangkok, Thailand. If you've never flown standby on a buddy pass, then I'll fill you in. We are at the bottom of the totem-pole, bottom...

Taking Flight

I didn't realize it's been so long since my last blog. From Kekova we sailed to Finike mostly because it was a good starting point for a road trip to Cappadocia. As we finished docking in the marina another sailboat, Jeanneau 54, came in and docked right next to us....