2019: My Year in Review

Greetings! I hope you all had a great Nouvel An, and I hope you're all geared up for what 2020 (and the new decade) has to bring for us. As it has been for the past now-four years on this blog, I dedicate a post each January to a review of the previous year. This year is … Continue reading 2019: My Year in Review

Happy New Year 2020 (and new decade!)

Hello, all! The new year has arrived, and so has a new decade. We've officially left the 2010's and now entering the 2020's, which is unbelievable. It seemed just yesterday that it was still 2015, and it boggles my mind just how much time has flown from year to year, down to the seconds. A … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020 (and new decade!)

Happy Holidays 2019!

Greetings! I am taking a brief break from blogging about my travels to wish you a very merry holiday season. Just like with 2018, I am back in my hometown of Los Angeles (this time, indefinitely) to celebrate the wintry cheer with family, friends, and loved ones during the "most wonderful time of the year." … Continue reading Happy Holidays 2019!

Destination: Ephesus, Turkey

Before returning to Istanbul after our six days in the rest of Turkey, my friend and I had one more stop in the country to make. It would be in Ephesus, a former ancient Greek city located at the very west of Turkey, along the Aegean coast. We would have a short day tour there, … Continue reading Destination: Ephesus, Turkey

Destination: Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale was one place that I really wanted to see while visiting Turkey (aside from Istanbul and Cappadocia, of course). I actually hadn't known about this town until I saw an online video of Turkey, in which I was introduced to its stunning, chalky-white travertine pools. My friend and I were eager to check them … Continue reading Destination: Pamukkale, Turkey