Inka Piegsa-Quischotte


Inka Piegsa-Quischotte is a former attorney turned travel writer, photographer and novelist based in Miami and Istanbul who writes with verve and flair about destinations where it's warm, particularly the Mediterranean World. Her work has appeared in The Expeditioner, Literary Traveler, Travel Thru History, Popular Hispanics, Traveln-on, Smithsonian magazine, Europe Up Close and Turkish Airlines' inflight magazine, SkyLife.

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Bursa, Turkey – Travel Inspired by Two Famous Puppets

By Inka Piegsa Quischotte When I first saw them, I didn’t pay much attention. But then, they popped up everywhere in the bazaars and antique shops of Istanbul: two colorful, beautifully crafted and quite bizarre puppets. I investigated and discovered not only a good story but also a fabulous city…

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Poland: Castles & a Gold Rush in Lower Selisia

By Inka Piegsa Quischotte Poland: Castles and the Gold Train From the moment we stepped onto the bus, our tour guide in Poland was pelted by questions from my excited fellow travel journalists: “Where is the gold train? Can we see it? Have they confirmed yet what it contains? Have…


Wroclaw, City of 100 Bridges

Exploring Poland’s fourth largest city By Inka Piegsa-Quischotte The city of 100 bridges–that’s just one of several monikers Poland’s fourth largest city, located on the river Odra in Lower Silesia, can boast. Wroclaw is also referred to as the Venice of Poland, the Holy Blossom of Europe and the Pearl…

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Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

Getting Lost in Barcelona´s Gothic Quarter By Inka Piegsa-Quischotte I was delighted when a friend of mine invited me, quite out of the blue, to spend a few days in her home in Barcelona. Nothing better than to have a local showing you around and if this local loves to…

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