Meeting Syrian Refugees and Other Ways Istanbul Made Me Cry

I might have the best job ever. I travel regularly to discover new places and eat local food – such is the life of a food and travel writer. Sometimes it takes me to less-than exciting small cities and sometimes it means tackling world-famous locations like Istanbul or Rome. Last week I spent five days in Istanbul, where I sought to learn as much as possible about this place. I’m always surprised when I go somewhere new but this trip was different. ...more
Thank you so much for this article! My husband and I are Americans living in Izmir, Turkey and ...more

The Organized Girl's Guide to Packing for Travel

VACATION! We're going on vacation with three of our closest friends this upcoming week. We're all leaving our babies behind with their very loving and very capable grandparents. I’m equal parts excited and nervous. ...more
Great article with good tips<:} As someone who has traveled back and forth between Mexico and ...more

Getting Lost is Our Family Tradition

There have been so many roads not taken, or mistaken, or taken wrongly—also highways, freeways, even hallways. Born without a sense of direction, like everyone else in my family, I turn left when I should turn right, can't tell the difference between east and west, and have been known to panic in hotel hallways. When J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, "Not all those who wander are lost," he was not talking about the Clark family. We wander, all right, and we are lost....more

World's Top 10 Most Unusual Hotels That Won't Leave You Indifferent

Many people like traveling. However, there are those, who are very experienced in this issue. The majority of them want their trip to be unusual and different from the previous one. Nowadays there are plenty of extraordinary hotels around the world that will never leave you indifferent. ...more

11 top things to do in Lisbon

1. GET LOSTYes! Getting lost has always been my favorite way to explore and it is definitely one of the top things to do in Lisbon. The city is the most perfect place to do that. The tangled streets of Alfama or Barrio Alto will be your best playground for this task, but any other district will do as well.You will be amazed how many incredible things you can actually discover after you put the map back in your pocket and simply follow your instincts. Or that delicious smell from around the corner. Or that stairway with no visible end… Adventure!...more

Weekend Links- Documenting your Next Adventure

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323 Park Ave: A Love Story, Pt I

Hello, My name is Kristina and I have a thing for historic buildings. Particularly historic buildings in the Wild West like this CONVERTED SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH OMG....more

Summer Vacation - The Time to Plan is Now

Jessica Barrett@jessbarretttnwww.mrsjonescoulduseabeer.comImage: Roanoke Island, on The Outer Banks Islands, North Carolina...more

Gift Ideas for Women Who Travel

Shopping for women is not always an easy task, of particular when the lady on your list is a travel buff and barely at home. That’s why we’ve brought for you this hand-picked list to rightly feed the wanderlust of the female jet-setter in your life. This arsenal of practical travel stuffs are sure to impress and improve her next jaunt, making the baggage less daunting and experiences extra special. 1. Bluetooth Keyboard ...more

Exploring Catania

On our last day in Sicily, we decided to explore Catania.  We had been staying there throughout our whole trip, but hadn't had a chance to explore actual Catania since we had been in Siracusa and Mt. Etna the days before.   We didn't really have much of a plan since there aren't a ton of actual sights to see, but wandering around the city kept us entertained pretty much all morning until we had to leave for our flight. ...more

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Six Romantic Places to visit in The UK for Literature Lovers

The United Kingdom has produced some of the most beautiful words ever written, by some of the most iconic and memorable Writers. It is no wonder therefore that there are so many corners of our little island touched by a literary hand. Our literature and places are intertwined in that we cannot help but envision a city, a village or a stretch of hillside through the eyes of the Writer’s who immortalised them within their work.  ...more

Discovering Malaysia

I have always wanted to go to Malaysia - since the first time I saw pictures of the Petronas Towers. I didn’t know anything else about Malaysia; just those iconic towers were enough....more