Packed Bag: 20 Essentials in My Luggage

Packing, unpacking and repacking — an occasional headache for most people, a weekly cycle for me. Want to know the key to living out of bags? Identify your essentials. From hair care to footwear, take a look inside my luggage bag to see the items I never leave the states without!

Christmas “Market” in Istanbul

When we heard “Christmas market,” naturally, our jingle bell minds expected an imitation of those European markets. Instead, we found ourselves in a meme-able case of “what we asked for vs. what we got.”

#WanderlustWednesday: Paris

Hey you, how’s quarantine life treatin’ ya? Today is day 26 for me. For the most part, I’ve been pretty happy in my house but some days are tougher. Those tough days are when I’m anxious about things beyond my control or when I crave human interaction. Lately, I’ve been experiencing an intense desire to travel— […]

Let’s Catch Up

How I Spent My One-Month Off-Season It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything and naturally once I get overseas and prepare for a new season and new adventures, I feel the urge to update. But first, I’ll fill in the blank of how I spent the month of  September. USAB As some of you […]

Anıtkabir — Ankara, Turkey

Atatürk’s Mausoleum in Ankara Off-Day Exploration For this to be my second time living in this nation’s capital, I’m still having a hard time figuring out all of what there is to do, see and learn in Ankara. I’ve searched Google and TripAdvisor for ratings and reviews of the main sights just to find that many […]

When in Rome…

Romeing the Streets Hey Y’all!I’m currently on my 2.5 hour flight from Rome (FCO) to Turkey (IST) and decided to use this time to reflect on my trip. I’ve been posting nonstop all week on social media, mainly Instagram, so I’m sure most of you that follow me have a pretty good idea of what […]

Romeing The Streets of Italy!

Vlog Mini Series: Romeing the Streets  I’m going to be spending the next week in Rome, Italy and I decided why not start a mini series about my trip! I’ll be staying in a nice AirBnB in Trastevere with my brother and his wife before they continue to the beautiful Italian coast the following week. I’ll […]

Walking on Sunshine in Mesquamicut, Rhode Island

Mesquamicut State Beach, RI I’ve been hearing about how nice the Rhode Island beaches are for three years now since moving to Connecticut. Everyone has recommended several beaches but the one that came up most consistently was Mesquamicut State Beach. We were blessed with two days off at the start of last week and I […]