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Posted on May 25, 2014

RTW Kind Souls, Fresh Turkish Bagels, and Sprained Ankles- Istanbul Apartment Home Holiday Lettings Pashas House, Turkey

RTW Kind Souls, Fresh Turkish Bagels, and Sprained Ankles- Istanbul Apartment Home Holiday Lettings Pashas House, Turkey

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And so the love affair continues but if you haven’t read it yet, everything else here may appear out of context so I suggest you take a look at how we went from murder to love affair first.  And so everything we’d ever expected was over-satisfied and our hearts were touched beyond what we could have imagined. It’s like there was a team of loving Polish mothers worrying about us and taking care of us each step of the way. And so, these two videos just show snapshots of that love affair and how deeply we are grateful for yet another pair of angels guiding us on our way.

Think you know anything? Travel the world and find out that you don’t know NUTTIN!

Fresh Turkish Bagels Delivered with Love



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Beautiful Souls and Sprained Ankles


You can see our first Turkish home with Holiday Lettings Pashas House for yourself. And… ARE YOU READY?

Owner Barbaros was so delighted by the way we lead our life and inspire others and was so overjoyed to be a part of that magic that he said anyone who contacts him and says they came because of  The Nomadic Family, he’ll give them 20% off their rental. God, how did we find these angels.

So, we have nothing but ‘thank you’s’ and admiration for our new Turkish friends who hosted us so remarkably. Should you be in Istanbul and desire to feel that magic, go to Holiday Lettings Pashas House and when you communicate with Barbaros let him know that you know us and he’ll set you up. Life really is good.


If you enjoyed this post that breaks prejudices and stereotypes, I think you will adore:

My Muslim Mother- Cambodia

Where I was Sure the Muslims Would Kill Us- Malaysia

I Know Nothing and 99 Other Things the World has Taught Me

I Hate Missionaries and Other Thoughts About Sexuality

Heroes, Angels, and Friends- Singapore

And a few other Turkey posts:

Country Number Fifteen Contest– Where in the World is The Nomadic Family

From Murder to Love Affair– Holiday Lettings Pashas House


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About the Author: 

Insanely unorthodox, embarrassingly honest, and on her path towards spiritual awareness, Gabi Klaf blogs about her family’s ups and downs in their now third year of non-stop budget world travel. This family of five has lived with an indigenous tribe in the jungles of Ecuador, hitchhiked throughout the world, danced with drunk Vietnamese at weddings, and hiked the entire Annapurna Circuit trek where a film crew accompanied them for the documentary movie about how The Nomadic Family is redefining modern family life. They are now spending six months in Goa, India. Gabi writes about the untold sides of family travel life, those moments that take your breath away, adventures and mishaps while globetrotting, and how bits of her soul remain in this small town and off the side of that river. She is a guitar-stumming, energy-healing, ADHD wind-loving scaredy cat. Hugely romantic, tantalizingly sweet, and hysterically funny, Gabi Klaf represents a rare Rubik’s Cube of family world adventure.


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We’re out doing crazy stuff and making our dreams come true, every single one of them, and a few more that sort of flew into our mouths while we were smiling into the wind. Should you like what we are doing as a family, BUY AN EBOOK to support us, share this, tell any media source or local newspaper, leave a comment. Your footprint makes all the difference in the world friends. Gracias!

Gabi and Kobi, Dahnya, Orazi, and Solai

And, sweet new news loves:  In addition to parenting, family life and trauma therapy, Gabi is now offering Make Your Dreams Come True/We Wanna Travel But.. Coaching too. Engage with Gabi!


  1. Turkey is a country that fascinates me and I’d love to see it someday. It just seems so foreign though (scared of the language barrier too!), and that’s intimidating. But then you write what you do about your experiences there, and it doesn’t seem like such an intimidating place to visit after all. 🙂

    • sheralyn. i do love you. confirmed. as your adventures unfolds you’ll do it too love, you’ll do it too, and probably with more grace then i do love.

  2. how fun that you’re giving me all this time, reading my stuff. you used to read it all when you were dreaming and now, you’re too busy running your own world travel family empire, and still, you find the time to read. wow. love you alyson