The Puffins of Saltee Island

A few weekends ago I had the opportunity to visit the Saltee Islands which are located just south of Ireland via a 15-minute boat ride. The main purpose of the visit was to see these cute things… the Puffins. However, the island has an interesting…

Oh Cats!

Istanbul has a serious overflow of street cats. there is even a mosque where they are known to take them in and care for them. each of the restaurants had cats hanging around looking for handouts.                      …

The Hagia Sophia

Across the promenade from The Blue Mosque is The Hagia Sophia. Visiting it is a bit of a different experience. Think of it like traveling through an airport security in the US compared to most other countries. The Blue Mosque has someone at the entrance…