Veteran travel writer Marilyn Jones finds some of her recent stays on a list of top luxury hotels in the world.
While others wait, Turkey is going ahead with an all-welcome sign for summer visitors.
Istanbul is not the only city to base a museum at its airport, but the museum is the largest in any airport.
As Turkey considers returning the 1500-year-old landmark to use as a mosque, many issues remain.
Lester shares a visit to the ancient city of Trabzon, exploring its history and sights.
After a gap of several years following security concerns, major cruise lines are again offering port calls and overnights in Istanbul.
If you're thinking about going waaay beyond the usual Easter celebration, Marilyn Jones has an exotic suggestion.
In Turkey, Marilyn Jones invites us to join a long line of visitors to a place where Aristotle and Christian apostles visited as well.
Marilyn Jones explores the fabled site of ancient Troy...and all the Troys that took its place.
Sunrise and colorful balloons! It's not hard to see why it was a highlight of Marilyn Jones's trip.
Join Marilyn Jones on an exploration of some of the world's most unusual buildings and their furnishings.
Marilyn Jones has a spectacular first day in Turkey at a hotel that was once home to Ottoman royalty.
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to one of the world's wonders, now a museum, but for centuries a church and then a mosque.
Marilyn Jones' visit to Turkey's Cappadoccia region starts with a meal at a place with historic significance.
Although it's often overshadowed by the Grand Bazaar, Marilyn shows us why Istanbul's Spice Bazaar is well worth a visit