Akyaka Turkey
Expat Living, Travel

How to Prepare for Long-Term Travel

As I sit here looking at my tiny living room completely covered by our four suitcases, I realized I must not be the only one who has to figure out what the heck I am doing when preparing for long-term travel. So, I have compiled a list of 15 things you can do to prepare… Continue reading How to Prepare for Long-Term Travel

Packing Tips
Travel Tips

5 Essential Packing Tips for Long-Term Travel

Long-term travel is an exciting adventure and part of the thrill is the unknown journey ahead. This can lead to the desire to bring everything you could possibly need. Anyone else build “what if” scenarios in their heads? In reality, though, you will need to pack a bit smarter than that. I am going to… Continue reading 5 Essential Packing Tips for Long-Term Travel

Hagia Sophia Istanbul
Travel, Turkey

Best Things to Do in Istanbul

A city that spans two continents, is home to 14 million people, and is an international hub— the grandness of Istanbul will leave you in awe. Istanbul is as much modern as it is traditional, with a brand-new bridge, underwater train (Marmaray), and luxurious skyscrapers and shopping centers, juxtaposed next to mosques that are hundreds… Continue reading Best Things to Do in Istanbul

Pokut Rize Turkey
Travel, Turkey

Complete Travel Guide to Rize, Turkey

In this complete travel guide to Rize, Turkey, you will not only find resources for things to do in Rize, but also resources for understanding the local culture including geography, music, language, fashion and cuisine. The Black Sea is a land of its own and there is so much to learn and see about this… Continue reading Complete Travel Guide to Rize, Turkey

Uzungol Trabzon Turkey
Travel

Travel Guide to Trabzon, Turkey

The Black Sea region in Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful coastline and mountains in the country. It is in the Black Sea region that the classic Turkish dish pide and dessert sütlaç originated. Along this coastline is the city of Trabzon, which also spans deep into the mountains. This article will serve… Continue reading Travel Guide to Trabzon, Turkey