Visiting Istanbul

Istanbul is such an amazing city. Cut in half by the Bosphorus, it belongs both to Europe (its west part) and to Asia as well (its eat side). And Russian ships and warships have to go through it to reach the Mediterranean, what a sight! Previously called Constantinople, it used the be the capital city of the Roman Catholic Empire, and as such it has been rich and influential for thousands of years. Now the main city in Turkey, it Read More …

Our Unforgettable Volunteer Vacation at the Elephant Sanctuary

A few months ago, Buick offered to sponsor a bucket list trip for my husband and me. While there are dozens of places we’d love to go, many of which involve beaches, lounge chairs, and massages, we knew this was our chance to do something meaningful. As huge animal lovers, we immediately thought of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, which we had been hearing about for quite a while. It’s the largest natural habitat refuge in the country and was Read More …