Posts Categorized: travel

2016 Travel Bucket List
2016 Travel Bucket List

I know, I know…it’s already March. A little late for any sort of 2016 bucket list post, right? I intended on writing this back in January like a normal person but I was busy/it didn’t happen and then it just seemed too late to write it. But the desire to put this together stuck so… Read more »

4 Must-See Mosques in Istanbul

One of the most impactful cultural experiences for me in Turkey was visiting mosques, especially in Istanbul. I’m not sure I’d ever even seen a mosque before this trip and I definitely hadn’t seen any as big and beautiful as those in Turkey. Although I’m not personally religious, I never felt any cultural shift when… Read more »

Seattle By Night
Seattle By Night

Isn’t it strange how everything changes at night? Sometimes you get lost even in places you’ve been before because it becomes so unfamiliar after the sun sets. Some places get scarier in the dark, others more exciting, though whatever the transformation brings it’s always tantalizing and electric. We loved Seattle in the day, but we… Read more »

Where to Get the Best Breakfast in Bursa, Turkey
Where to Get the Best Breakfast in Bursa, Turkey

One of my absolute favorite parts of traveling is all the eating (obviously). Trying a variety of new foods is so important to me that I invest hours before heading to a new place researching places to eat/types of local foods I just have to try (#notembarrassed). On top of that, I’m not a picky… Read more »

Orange County Eats // Kopan Ramen
Orange County Eats // Kopan Ramen

Ilhan and I freaking LOVE RAMEN. We could honestly eat it for dinner every night, but sadly we don’t :[ But even though we can’t indulge every single night, we definitely eat it at least once every few weeks. That being said, we do try to change it up a little and try new ramen… Read more »

Onboard The World’s Longest Gondola Lift
Bursa Gondola Lift

When I was getting ready for our big trip to Turkey, taking a ride on the world’s longest gondola lift definitely wasn’t something I anticipated doing. Not because it wasn’t interesting to me…but because I had no idea such an attraction could be found in Turkey! Who keeps track of where long gondola lifts are… Read more »

San Diego Eats // The Naked Cafe
Naked Cafe San Diego

Discovering a delightful new spot is made better when you find it somewhere unexpected. A few weeks ago, my dear darling Jomana and I were on the hunt for a new breakfast place that wasn’t too unhealthy and stumbled across The Naked Cafe. It’s actually located in an outdoor shopping center in pretty Carlsbad, North… Read more »