1. I'm sad to say that I don't remember where we had this deliciously decadent breakfast. I remember the taste of that Rose jam on my tongue. I remember the squeaky cheese that I tried, along with the other thousands of cheeses. I swear, I had more cheese on this trip than I've ever had … Continue reading Istanbul Finale
Today was a day to spend money at…. the Grand Bazaar! Let me tell you, this place was grand… and definitely bizarre. There are so many different people in this one place, and so many sellers making a living here. You see people from all walks of life who want to experience this humungous marketplace…it's … Continue reading Shopping in Istanbul
It's the City of Love because everyone who visits this wonderful city falls in love with its busy streets, sweets, and views that leave you speechless. I want to share my exploration of my self-proclaimed future home! Hope you'll love it, too... 1. These Paris streets! I love the way they utilize every space they have. … Continue reading Paris
DAY 2 of the bumpy bus ride we had throughout these 3 days. 1. Topkapi Palace. A beautiful structure with a beautiful history. 2. Ever seen James Bond's From Russia with Love? Here's the Hagia Sophia or St. Sophia mosque turned museum. This incredible place is home to religious mosaics that'll just take your breath … Continue reading Around the city of Istanbul
Sprouts? Nope! Brussels, Belgium; Home of the world's greatest chocolates! This super cute city has some amazing architecture with cottage looking homes to grand and intricate buildings. Here's what I did! 1. Markhal: This is one of Brussel's indoor markets. It's detailed ceiling is so beautiful, isn't it?! I think that it's also an indoor … Continue reading Brussels
After a long three hours of flying from Brussels to Istanbul plus a one hour ahead difference, we ended up at the Sea of Marmara that night for a freezing and beautiful experience. 1. At this little "dine on the dock" outdoor restaurant, we braved up and tried their famous "Fish and Bread". It is … Continue reading Merhaba, Istanbul!