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Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

Updated April 2020! Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they’re not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years… Continue reading Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

Qatar · Turkey · Uncategorized

How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque

  Have you ever visited a mosque? It can be kind of intimidating, especially for women, if you’ve never been in one before. So that’s why I decided to write up a quick guide of do’s and don’t’s so you won’t have to miss out on this cultural and spiritual experience on your travels! What… Continue reading How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque

Passports · Turkey · Uncategorized

How to Get an Impossible Visa

Think you can’t visit the country you want because you’re not allowed to get the visa? Don’t give up hope! The recent ban on visas for Turkish and American citizens, which was recently lifted, had a lot of people scrambling to find a way to get the visa they wanted so desperately. In fact, some… Continue reading How to Get an Impossible Visa

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What I Ate: Iconic Eats

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday… It’s my birthday! This year I’m celebrating with some of my favorite and most iconic “eats” around the world. When one thinks of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower… and a macaron. When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben… and fish ‘n chips.… Continue reading What I Ate: Iconic Eats

Eat Middle East · Turkey

What to Eat in Turkey

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week we’re remembering our unforgettable two-week excursion to Turkey! And here’s what we ate along the way. Breakfast Breakfast in Turkey was quite varied! One day I had French toast, another day it was cheese, veggies, and bread. Occasionally there were eggs, usually hard boiled–sorry I missed getting a… Continue reading What to Eat in Turkey