Destination: Cappadocia, Turkey (Part 2)

What makes the Cappadocia region of Turkey a remarkable place to visit is its incredible landscape, often seen as otherworldly. From its ragged canyons to its famous "fairy chimneys," every turn is a natural wonder. For my friend and I, it was two days spent in Cappadocia to see as much of them as possible. … Continue reading Destination: Cappadocia, Turkey (Part 2)

Destination: Cappadocia, Turkey (Part 1)

Besides the bustling city of Istanbul, many tourists often go to Cappadocia as part of their time spent in Turkey. This famous, historic region in central Turkey is home to fairy chimneys, underground caves and, of course, the hot-air balloon rides that happen every day for visitors. Cappadocia is that once-in-a-lifetime kind of place that … Continue reading Destination: Cappadocia, Turkey (Part 1)

Destination: Istanbul, Turkey (Part 3)

Due to its sheer popularity and fame throughout the world, Istanbul is easily mistaken as the capital of Turkey. In actuality, however, the capital is Ankara, which is located toward the center of the country. One can say, though, that Istanbul is the historic and cultural capital of Turkey, as its centuries under Roman and … Continue reading Destination: Istanbul, Turkey (Part 3)

72 Hours in Barcelona: Things to See and Do

When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a city or country. In the … Continue reading 72 Hours in Barcelona: Things to See and Do

Destination: Istanbul, Turkey (Part 2)

Is Turkey located in Europe or Asia? Perhaps the Middle East? These are common questions that come to mind about this unique country. I admit, I had a hard time deciding just where Turkey belonged upon setting foot, all the while going on a roller-coaster of a ride throughout the country. I've come to learn … Continue reading Destination: Istanbul, Turkey (Part 2)