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Saturday, May 31, 2008

Turkish bath worth the embarrassment

"Turkish bath worth the embarrassment

Melissa Myers

Friday, May 30, 2008

In my travels I've pounded down a fistful of live termites in Costa Rica, pierced my septum at a Maori tribal ritual in New Zealand and attempted to ride a cow in Wales. I don't recommend the latter.

But none of these, I discovered, is one of the 1,000 Things I'm Supposed to Do Before I Die. Had I been wasting my time?

On a recent trip to Istanbul, I was longing for an adrenaline rush, so I followed a Turkish friend to the Asian side of town to a promised "very exciting location - one of the '1,000 Things to Do Before You Die.' ""

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