As so often happens, it all started with a story. “Have you ever heard the legend of Ferhat and Sirin?” my Turkish friend asked whilst we were discussing some pretty interesting Turkish folklore characters of which there are plenty. “No,” I replied, ear cocked and pen poised, ready to take note of another tale for my growing collection. “Ah, it’s so sad, sooo romantic,” she sighed being a consummate actress into the bargain. “You see, it all … [Read more...]
Inka is an international attorney turned travel writer, photographer and novelist. Her blog is directed at female baby boomers who love to travel the world in style and comfort. She has lived in London, Miami, Istanbul and Beirut and has no settled on Spain's Costa Blanca. Her travel articles have been published in many online magazines, among them GoNomad, BBC/Travel, GoWorldTravel, Europe up Close, weather2travel and Destination Delicious.
She is the author of a guidebook to Galicia/Spain and a literary guide to Istanbul as well as of two romantic novels, one of which won Reader's Favorite Award in the US. Her hobby horse is antiquity, museums, fashion and water sports.