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Easy Day Trips from Istanbul

Easy Day Trips from Istanbul

It might not be your first thought when arriving in Istanbul, but there are actually some amazing sights to see just outside this vast city. Take a day out of your schedule to plan a trip to one of these beautiful locations. You’ll get an […]

24 Hours Series: Istanbul

24 Hours Series: Istanbul

How to see Istanbul in just 24 hours or even a quick layover? Even the thought is daunting. Istanbul is home to nearly 15 million people and one of just four cities in the world that are located in two continents. It’s divided into districts […]

New Years In Amsterdam

New Years In Amsterdam

Having epic plans, isn’t that everyone’s goal for ringing in the New Year? In my opinion, doing New Years right involves having no expectations. Round up your favorite people, a bottle of champagne, and see where the night takes you. We couldn’t think of a […]

24 Hours Series: San Francisco

24 Hours Series: San Francisco

When I set out to plan a trip, usually my first thought is to head out of the country. I always forget we have some beautiful places right here in the U.S.! As my 25th birthday approached (golden year!), I brainstormed places I’d never been […]

Breakfast In Istanbul

Breakfast In Istanbul

What can I say, I’m a lover of breakfast. (If you don’t believe check out any of my breakfast recipes!) It’s the one meal of the day that can get away with serving sweet and salty everything in one dish, and the options are abundant. […]

Warm Weather Vacation Packing List

Warm Weather Vacation Packing List

If you’re like me, you probably put off packing until the last minute. Or you arrive at your destination and you’ve left something behind. Every single time. To make it easier and less forgetful, I wrote down my go-to packing list to get your trip […]

9 Unique Day Trips from Venice, Italy

9 Unique Day Trips from Venice, Italy

While playing for Imoco Volleyball, my closest airport and major train station was Venice. And while I think Venice is an amazing place, you really only need a couple days to explore. So, I quickly became an expert in navigating the trains, planes and automobiles […]

24 Hours Series: Beijing

24 Hours Series: Beijing

China is overflowing with culture, delicious dishes and centuries-old buildings. You could easily lose a week here exploring, but if you only have 24 hours in Beijing, be sure to take in the best of Beijing! [*Note: I didn’t include the Great Wall of China […]

5 Tips for Cheap Airfare

5 Tips for Cheap Airfare

Flying isn’t cheap, and it’s what prohibits a lot of us from traveling to new destinations (that and a restriction on paid-time-off *sigh). While prices to fly from the United States to other continents will never be as cheap as we wish they were, there […]

Top 10 Things to do in Rio de Janiero

Top 10 Things to do in Rio de Janiero

Rio de Janiero was a life-changing experience, and not just because of the Olympics. The vibrant city has so much to offer and everyone should visit if they have the chance. While the media certainly discussed at length their concern for the city, I could […]