It’s Never Too Late To Go Somewhere: Revisiting Ephesus

Our Journey Through Turkey

Back in 2013, we were traveling Turkey for the first time.  It was our first experience in a predominately Muslim country, and our first encounter with “Eurasia.”  After visiting Istanbul, we decided to take the night bus down to Izmir to celebrate the end of Ramadan with the Turks. We … Read More

Things to do in Pamukkale: Our Tips for the “Turkey Pools”


“Turkey Pools,” “The Cotton Castle,” or “Pamukkale” All those names may ring a bell for they are all used to describe the travertines that make up Pamukkale. The photos are abundant these days and hopping on the Pamukkale bus was no difficult decision, it was an easy must for our … Read More

Cappadocia Travel • A Guide to the Best Place in Turkey

Travel Cappadocia4

You know those beautiful destination lists you see on the internet ALL THE TIME, the Pinterest photos with the description “dreamland,” and the natural places you must see before you die? Well, that place is Cappadocia, or what I like to refer to as “the best place in Turkey.” I’m … Read More

Things to See in Cyprus on a Budget


Cyprus is a well-known vacation destination but is also a place that largely doesn’t incite a budget destination.However, we were able to do Cyprus on a small budget and still able to see the best of Cyprus. There’s more to Cyprus than some beach resorts filled with British and Russians; the … Read More

Best of Cyprus • Why Everyone Should Visit the Country Now!

Awesome things to do in Cyprus

We flew into Latvia in late September. Fall time in the Baltics, it can’t be that cold…or so we thought.  Over the past few months, we had saved and stocked up on expensive outdoor equipment to prepare for winter time in Europe.  I didn’t think I’d be breaking out the … Read More

Kanchanaburi: The best place in Central Thailand

Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Ever heard of Kanchanaburi? Neither had we, but it turned out to be one of our favorite destinations in Thailand. We share what to do in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, and why you should visit. In our travels, we often find ourselves in places, that before traveling to the location we had … Read More

Top Things to Do in Warsaw if You’re Short on Time

Welcome to Warsaw Your New Warsaw Your New Favorite City

We were not enticed to travel to Warsaw when we first set our sights on the Polish capital. However, defied any preconceived notions we may have had and surprised us with a wealth of things to do in Warsaw. Warsaw is unlike any other city in Poland. Unlike the many … Read More

Our first stop! Visiting Riga, Latvia

Riga Latvia

We flew out of Fort Lauderdale Florida after two days at the beach,  convenient you could say, after spending two days sitting on the beach.  We all got on our flight out of the U.S. with a tan. One long connection in Stockholm and we touched down in Riga at … Read More

Off the Beaten Path Travel: I Wasn’t Planning on Going There

Off the Beaten Path Travel

After writing a handful of blog posts, I realized there is a consistent pattern and viewpoint of many of the destinations I have traveled to.  Even while sharing travel stories with friends, family, and travelers alike, many of my sentences start out the same. “I wasn’t planning on going there.” … Read More

10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad At Least Once

10 Reasons to Study Abroad at Least Once

Breathing in the unfamiliar air, staring at the ocean from a completely different vantage point. The world around me had just opened up, and I felt small. I was 21 the first time I traveled abroad alone.  A dream of mine was to study abroad like my mother, and nailing … Read More