One day in Istanbul is not enough. Its such a huge, eclectic, city with such an immense history that it is impossible to see everything it has to offer in just one day. Unfortunately one day is all we had, but we made the best of it. more “One Day in Istanbul”
Ever since I’ve moved from Chicago to Los Angeles, I’ve been on a quest for a real gyro. I grew up in Chicago, and if there is one thing that Chicagoans do right, its food. One of my favorite places to eat whenever I visit is Nicky’s Gyros, on the corner of 147th and Cicero in Crestwood. more “My Quest for a Real Gyro in Athens”
The exciting Facebook post got my attention. Adventure Hunt is a huge Instagram scavenger hunt where you complete challenges and post the proof to your Instagram account in an attempt to win buried treasure. The winners from each city also receive a free five night stay at a resort in Panama! I promised myself that I would be more adventurous in my own backyard, and the adventure hunt seemed like a great way to keep that promise. more “Adventure Hunt – Huntington Beach Edition”
I love Prague, and I love the Renaissance Faire, so it didn’t take me long to notice that Old Town Prague is like a Renaissance Faire. It was spectacular! During my short stay there, I spotted 8 ways that Prague is like a Renaissance Faire. Check them out and let me know if you spotted any other Renaissance Faire-esque things in Prague: more “8 Ways Prague is like a Renaissance Faire”
Scams in Istanbul? I’m sure if you’ve done a little research, you know that that scams in Istanbul are common. Istanbul is a lovely city, but many of its residents are poor, and unfortunately, this creates an environment where people do whatever they can to get by, including scamming tourists. Here are some of the scams I came across while visiting Istanbul, and tips to help you navigate them: more “Scams in Istanbul – Tourists Beware!”
It was evening when we arrived in Old Town Istanbul. We were weary from traveling, but also hungry so we decided to go for a walk and find some dinner. more “Palatium Restaurant Istanbul”
Interlaken Switzerland is a scenic Alpine village nestled between two lakes. It’s a beautiful town that offers picturesque views of the Swiss Alps. more “Interlaken, Switzerland – A Scenic Alpine Village”
It probably seems odd that a travel blog is reviewing a winter jacket, but trust me, there is a method to my madness!
Many people travel to avoid harsh winter climates, but some people actually really enjoy cold weather, and plan their trips to winter wonderlands. more “Laundry Brand Down Winter Jacket”
Heidelberg Germany is a gorgeous little town about half way between the city of Frankfurt and the French border. It is a college town, home to the oldest university in contemporary Germany. more “Heidelberg Germany – Exploring Castle towns”
The first thought everyone has when you say you visited The Netherlands is Amsterdam. It’s a gorgeous city filled with history and intrigue, a must see place for any tourist in the area.
However, there is much more to the Netherlands than just Amsterdam, and I discovered it due to a friend’s love of a medieval artist. more “Hertogenbosch, NL – Getting off the Beaten Path”