Travel articles:



Love2fly(Iberia) Bordeaux pours it on anew

Destination Delicious: Hotel Le Saint James/Bouliac, a review

Destination Delicious: Interview  with chef Nicolas Magie

Love2fly(Iberia) – Sagunt – from Arse to Awesome

GoNomad – Bursa, inspired by two puppets

BBC/TRAVEL: Europeans who convert to mystical Islam

Love2Fly (Iberia) Alpujarras in Andalucia

Destination Delicious: Toledo, Spain’s Capital of Gastronomy 2016

Gecko.Villas: The Roman Baths of Alhama de Murcia

BBC/TRAVEL: The mountain hermits of Aragon

Gecko.Villas: Chill out in Torrevieja

SKYLIFE Turkish Airlines: Malaga transformed



BBC/Travel: A cursed and bewitches village in Spain


GoNomad: Basler Fasnacht, a carnival like no other

TravelThruHistory: The home of Rosalia de Castro Galicia’s most famour poetess

Destination Delicious:Gourmet delights in Barcelona

Kissfromtheworld: Off with the toublemakers- Istanbul’s Princes Islands

Luxebeatmag: Sleeping like a Sultana – Tasodalar Edirne

Destination Delicious: Spotlight on Salzburg/Austria

Destination Delicious: Bursa, home of shadow plays and the real kebab


Travel Thru History : An historical Christmas Market in rural Bavaria

Hero&Leander: Travel the romantic route of castles and palaces in Poland

weather2travel: Magical Oman

Hero & Leander: Honeymoon in Oman

GoNomad: Wroclaw, city of 100 bridges

GoNomad: Zaragoza the city of ‘Delight’

BBC/TRAVEL: Where cave dwellers once lived Bodrum, highlights of a Turkish resort

Kissfromtheworld: The decadent charm of Essaouria

GoNomad: Witches, bulls and Hemingway

TheLondonEconomist: Turkey’s Black Sea Coast

Tripoto: A rollercoaster ride in Morocco

LuxeBeatmag: A perfume heaven in Barcelona

GoWorldTravel: Fun and advenure on a bus in Turkey

allexciting: San Sebastian Jazz Festival

allexciting: Blenheim Palace Food Festival

Travel Thru History: Avila, city of saints and stones

weather2travel: Day trips from Marmaris/Turkey

spain-holiday: A day trip to Guadalest

All spain-holiday articles

TravelThruHistory: Chasing the Holy Grail in Valencia A guide to Malaga’s Museums

LuxeBeatmagazine: Las Columnsa, a gourmet temple in Torrevieja

GoNomad: Barcelona’s Gothic Quarters

TravelGeneration: Mountain paradise Andorra

GoNomad: A getaway in rural Bavaria

Travel Generation: Nesebar and Sunny Beach/Bulgaria

allexciting:Summer Festival in Salzburg

TravelGeneration: Enjoy Munich like the locals

TravelGeneration: Highlights of Galicia/Spain

LuxeBeatmagazine: Ecology meets luxury at the Mourtzanakis Residence Crete

allexciting: Like a movie set – the medieval  town of Toledo

Travelgeneration: There is more to Jordan than Petra Sümela Monastery/Turkey

T+E: Going solo at the Carnival in Venice

TravelGeneration: Once in a lifetime- carnival in Venice.

TravelLuxuryEurope: Las teresitas, Tenerife´s white beach

TravelLuxuryEurope: A secret paradise. Islas Cies Galicia

TravelLuxuryEurope:Beaches and opera in revamped Torrevieja

TravelGeneration: 24 hours in Muscat/Oman

Travel Thru History: The roots of Flamenco in Granada/Spain

TravelGeneration: A Christmas Market in Rural Germany

TravelLuxuryEurope: Fine dining, fine shopping and 19th century glamour in Murcia

TravelGeneration: The essence of Morocco from East to West

TravelGeneration: Monks, Tea and hazelnuts-secrets of Turkey´s Black Sea

GoNomad: Culinary delights in rural Alfarnatejo

TravelluxuryEurope: Do like the famous, visit Ronda.

Travel Generation: 5 best white villages of Andalucia/Spain

T+E: The does and don’ts of travel romance.

T+E: Finding life on Galicia’s Coast of Death


T+E: Travel light, what NOT to pack.


GoNOMAD: Highlights of Andalucia


TravelLuxuryEurope: Excitement and  fans in Nerja/Spain


Travel + Talk: The Muttrah of Muscat/Oman

Travel + Talk: Beirut through the eyes of an enthusiast

Travel + Escape: Solo on a London MINI tour

Off Beat Travel: Museums and tapas in Cordoba/Spain

Travelluxe Europe: Granada’s Alhambra – a moorish dream

Travelluxe Europe: Easter in Marbella

T+E: Sümela monastery/Turkey

T+E: Solo and on foot in Petra/Jordan

T+E: Running the Beirut marathon

T+E: Money matters for solo travelers

T+E: Marbella still going strong.

Off Beat Travel: Watching dolphins and turtles in Oman.

Travel For Boomers: Dancing with Casanova – Carnival in Venice.

T+E: From kebabs to salep – 5 Turkish delights

Travel for Boomers: Authentic Turkey on a budget

Off Beat Travel: Eskishir, culture and sophistication in the middle of Anatolia/Turkey

Europe Up Close: Get ready for Fasnacht in Basel/Switzerland

GoNomad: Oman, a very real Arabian dream.

Karina Chronicles: Frockstar Inka /October

Travel for Boomers: There is more to Miami than South Beach


The Travel Belles: Bodrum, traditinal Turkey with an international falir.


Travelthruhistory: Oman and Muscat Travel

In search of history in Samos/Greece

City of the Green-Eyed Beauty: A Literary Guide to Istanbul

The Princes’ islands – a great place to be exiled

The world is Beirut-ing again/Lebanon

Morocco running hot and cold

An Eco hotel in tranquil Crete/Greece

A Guide to Galicia/Spain

Sharjah – two sides of a coin!

Hasankeyf, Mardin and Urfa, stunning beauty soon to be lost

City of the Green-Eyed Beauty, a literary guide to Istanbul

The Expeditioner

Why you haven’t really seen Turkey until you have seen the whirling dervishes in Konya

Travel with a challenge

Galicia’s Secret Corners

Europe Up Close

Sirince: a surprising found in the Turkish mountains

On the food trail in Crete

Off the tourist trail: Euromos and Lake Bafa

Amazing Amasya in the Turkish Black Sea region

Apollo temple and oracle in Didim

History up close in Bodrum

Bursa, city of silk and mosques

Affordable boutique hotels for solo travelers

Walking over and around London’s Tower Bridge

London on foot: a haunted house and jack the ripper

Hints for traveling the world as a single woman

Southeast Turkey’s unexpected treasures

Venice in winter – Intrigue and mystery

Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach – a study in contrasts

Canal of Corinth, Agamemnon’s Tomb and Epidaurus

Smithsonian mag

My kind of town – Miami, Florida


7 Reasons why the world is best explored on foot

Nessie and friends – lake monsters around the world

10 unique wedding ceremonies around the world

Literary Traveler

Pink saddles and djellabahs/Fez

The defiant spirit of Spinalonga

Heinrich Schliemann and Troy

The Great Gatsby found in Doganbey/Turkey

Calderon de la Barca’s Mexico


Rubbing off luck at a Turkish wedding

Miami’s Indian history

Discovering the treasures of St. Thomas

In The Know Traveler

Frequent contributor. Please find all blogs under

Istopover – former planeteyetraveler

Contributor as local expert for Istanbul

French Flair in Beyoglu

Europe a la Carte

Weekly contributor to Europe a la carte

A day trip to Prien am Chiemsee/Germany


Local expert for Beirut/Lebanon


Festival in Konya/Turkey

Popular Hispanics

A touch of Tango in Greenwich fashion

Travel with a mate

The art of shopping in a Turkish bazaar

Off Beat Travel

Syros – from stop over to revelation

Beirut, Lebanon: history, nature and glamour

Genoa, home of Columbus and much more

The fascinating history and sites of Rochefort/France

Sultans, pranksters and a clever cook – exploring Bursa

Say hello to Agamemnon in Mycenea/Greece

Mythology: Gods, Godesses and ancient heroes

Print Magazine and newspaper

Lighthouse Digest

Spanish lighthouses infamous for tragedies

Voices / Didim

Delights of Istanbul’s Spice Market

On and on to the Lebanon

Neos Kosmos/Australia

An eco retreat and resort on the Greek island of Crete

ZAMAN newspaper Turkey

Selcuk seduces with its peaks

The Travel Belles

Life in Beirut: Not what you think

Three glamorous places to visit in Istanbul

Go to Morocco with the glamour granny

Psiri the new Plaka District of Athens

Visiting the Canary Islands

What to do in Wales

Where to stay in Istanbul

Yonder – Europe

Nesebar, the pearl of the Black Sea coast/Bulgaria

In Classic Style

A visit to Beirut

The elegance of Muscat/Oman

T+E Travel and Escape

Istanbul taxi scam

avoiding Istanbul’s fake tour guides

Avoiding pick pockets in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar


Travel guide to Antalya/Turkey

Travel for Boomers

How to enjoy Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar


The Museum Blog  exploring museums around the world. From quirky to awesome, there is nothing people won’t collect.

Novels and Guide Books
Istanbul, City of the Green – Eyed Beauty

A literary guide to Istanbul.

Sweet Revenge



see review

available from Barnes&Noble

The Househusbands’ Club

winner of Readers Favorite Award 2009 in the category Fiction/chick-lit

available from lulu




Cover ‘The Househusbands’ Club’

Guidebook to Galicia

available from guidegecko

Cover Guide to Galicia