Blue Mosque Dreaming

Blue Mosque Dreaming

Ever since visiting the Alhambra Palace in Grenada, Spain, when I was 16, I've had a serious soft spot for Arabic or Moorish architecture. I find myself fawning over the horseshoe arches, the intricate, geometric patterns, the swooping Arabic calligraphy…...
The Best Meal I Had in Istanbul

The Best Meal I Had in Istanbul

During my stay in Turkey my cousin Suzy, who is an Istanbul expat, took me to a restaurant so good it deserves its own post- Çinaralti. Çinaralti serves affordable, tasty Turkish food in the style of Korean barbecue. But … Read the...
Istanbul by Instagram

Istanbul by Instagram

I won't lie- I kind of love Instagram. And I definitely loved Istanbul. So why not feature a post that combines the two? Here are my favorite shots from my recent trip to Istanbul, a complicated, exotic and stunning city … Read the...
Saturday Snapshot 19

Saturday Snapshot 19

Late again, sorry! The girls were home sick for the entire week so I barely left the house- lame. Luckily I still got to enjoy Saturday strolling around Le Marais, which is my favorite neighborhood in the world in Paris. So, readers, which picture do you like best?...
My Upcoming Travel Plans

My Upcoming Travel Plans

Despite my extremely lofty travel expectations, I haven't traveled nearly as much in Europe as I would have hoped- I've ventured off to only two destinations (Germany and Turkey) in four months! But my lack of travel is probably a good thing considering I'm saving up...
My Local Eats: Glasgow, Scotland

My Local Eats: Glasgow, Scotland

Welcome to another edition of My Local Eats, a guest post series that highlights travel bloggers' favorite local foodie spots from around the world. Today we'll be hearing from Neil, a Glasgow native who blogs at Locomotion Travel, about what to eat in Glasgow.  I'm...