| Sep 15, 2013
On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
| Nov 27, 2013
Off-season Italy pays off
Off-season and shoulder seasons are good times to snag deals to popular destinations. That's the case with GreatValueVacations' Tuscan castle vacation for travel in March. If you can put together four people who would like to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Sage, Orange & Clove...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:38 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Brown Sugar Grilled Turkey...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
For those who missed it, Fox News host Megyn Kelly hosted a segment on her show on Wednesday discussing a Slate article in which the author suggested that Santa Claus be depicted as a penguin -- a more inclusive figure than a pink-skinned white guy. Kelly...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even though the Eurail railpass idea has been a constant in European travel for more than 50 years, the details keep evolving. The latest addition is Turkey, which will be added to the Eurail Global and Eurail Select pass lineup starting the first of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Turkey and stuffing and pie — oh my! From historical tales to scientific stories to essays both touching and provocative, here are some e-reads to get into the spirit of Thanksgiving on Thursday.
This piece first ran in...
| Nov 3, 2013
The best way to Istanbul, Turkey
From LAX, nonstop service to Istanbul is offered on Turkish Airlines and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on KLM, Lufthansa, British, Air France and Aeroflot. Restricted round-trip fares from $953,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Inside the Cagaloglu Hamami, my masseuse, a short, paunchy woman of about 50, sings as she exfoliates me from head to toe with a rough mitt. The sweet melody contrasts with the gruff scrub job.
Every few minutes, she douses me...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The 30th annual Miami Book Fair International — which brought cultural cachet to South Florida long before the Art Baselers came to town in their skinny jeans and funny glasses (funny jeans and skinny glasses?) — opens its arms in that way...
| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...