Turkey wasn’t even on my list of places to go, but when a friend asked me to go, I jumped at the chance! It’s still one of my favorite trips!


  • 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 yearsContinue reading "Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places"
  • How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque - Updated April 2020. 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 yourContinue reading "How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque"
  • 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!
  • What I Ate: Iconic Eats - When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben... and fish 'n chips. When one thinks of Hawaii, they think of hula girls... and pigs roasted in the ground! Come along with me on a culinary adventure of the most iconic foods I've ever eaten--so far!
  • 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.


  • 10 Reasons to Visit Adana - Updated April 2020. It’s Faraway Friday, and this week it’s all about beautiful Adana in Turkey! This is one of the most beautiful and surprising areas of the world I’ve ever visited, and for those reasons, it’s one of the most memorable. Here are 10 reasons you should start planning your visit! 10. Beautiful ArchitectureContinue reading "10 Reasons to Visit Adana"



  • 10 Reasons to Visit Istanbul - Updated April 2020. It’s Faraway Friday, and this week we’re jetting off to exotic Istanbul! If you’ve talked to me about my most and least favorite places I’ve visited, Istanbul does not make the most favorite list. Turkey was an amazing country to visit, however, and Istanbul did have some high notes. If you findContinue reading "10 Reasons to Visit Istanbul"


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