My 2011 has been quite the adventure with several overseas trips and a couple of big ones here in Australia. In this post, I lay out what has happened in my 2011 travel life. Have a read, and then share yours!
Is there something you do on your travels that gives you no shame but might be shamed in some parts of the travel community? You can read about my specific travel love that I don't hesitate to share inside!
The Aya Sofia is one of Istanbul's most prominent attractions. I had no idea, however, that it would be so big... or so awe-inspiring. Rather than try to fill this page with a huge list of cliches and overused expressions, I figured I'd let the images do the talking for me. Enjoy!
Isn't it interesting how experiences we have when we are children and young adults can pave the route of our future travels? In this post, I mention some of the experiences in my life that have shaped my current and future travels. Go on... click through to read more!
I typically enjoy a good hostel stay, especially as a solo traveler. However, after meeting up with Beth and Randy of Beersandbeans.com, I was happy to get the chance to spend the night in a Roomorama apartment in Istanbul. Read on to find out why it was so special!
Anyone who knows me in real life knows that I am very far from being openly affectionate — with friends and with family. I hate, with a passion, the Australian way of greeting with cheek-kissing, even people you barely know. I hate it.
Even though I’ve come to accept it and therefore embrace hugging random friends on a regular basis… Read more
I walked with a purpose towards the line that said “business class”. My peripheral vision had decided to stop working now that I had been in transit for at least 24 hours, and Frankfurt airport was the place where I had to pick up my last boarding pass before heading on to Istanbul. With my peripheral vision no longer working,… Read more
I bought the Istanbul section of the Turkey Lonely Planet, and have yet to look at it. I booked a hostel for the first night in the city, and I have no idea how to get there. I know when my flights will be landing; I know when they should be departing.
Turkey has been a country on my to-do list for years… pretty much since I started thinking about travel. Even though it wasn’t on the list of 10 countries I want to hit before I hit 30 list, I’m thinking now that list should be modified to include Turkey because a) it’s awesome, b) I don’t I want to… Read more