A lot of sports look easy until you try them, and nothing looks easier than windsurfing. You just stand up on a nice, wide surfboard, grab the bar that controls the sail and rocket across the white caps, right?
My first notions about Turkey were that it is a faraway land with an exotic culture, food, music and people. But after my second vacation there, I learned it is also a place of friendly people and glorious weather.
Johanniskreuz’s Christmas market, organized by the House of Sustainability, rightfully earned the name Romantische Waldweihnacht, or “romantic forest Christmas." The market is part holiday spirit and part environmental education effort.