Food and Travel

I sometimes cannot believe I haven’t documented more of the food across my travels in the Middle East. Travelling has opened up the food world to me, introduced me to new flavours and spices and combinations. The tart, red dust from berries called Sumac that Damascus introduced me to, as a topping on a Fattoush salad. It … More Food and Travel


  A few months ago, we had the blessing to find ourselves at the tomb of Mevlana Rumi. A place I have longed to visit after reading a book of Rumi’s poetry I bought in Waterstones many moons ago.  We boarded a high speed train at the newly built Ankara Rail Station for a 2 hour … More Konya