Soaking Up History in Bath, England

Soaking Up History in Bath, England

I definitely have preconceived notions when I hear the phrase “spa town.” I think fancy upscale hotels, h bath robes, insanely expensive food, and...
Discovering Hidden Istanbul

Discovering Hidden Istanbul

When someone tells you that something is “hidden,” usually all it does is make you want to find it. That was exactly the case...
Istanbul in Photos

Istanbul in Photos

I have so much to write about when it comes to Istanbul, Turkey. It's definitely one of the most dynamic and interesting big cities...
And Then Everything Changed

And Then Everything Changed

I got mixed reactions when I told my friends and family that I was going to Europe on my own for 2 months. Reactions...
My Bulgarian Babas

My Bulgarian Babas

For my whole life, I've referred to my dad's mother not as “Grandma,” but as “Baba” — a term meaning “grandmother” (or “old woman”)...
This is Bulgaria?!?

This is Bulgaria?!?

I'll admit it — I basically knew nothing about Bulgaria before my trip to Eastern Europe. All I knew was that it had a...
Euro Trip Week 8 Round-Up

Euro Trip Week 8 Round-Up

In case you missed it, I'm spent the last 2 months traveling through Europe, exploring hidden corners and must-see spots in Eastern Europe, the...