How to Prepare for Long-Term Travel

Akyaka Turkey

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 for long-term travel! My husband and I are on the verge of immigrating to the...

5 Essential Packing Tips for Long-Term Travel

Packing Tips

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 share 5 essential packing tips for your long-term travels to help you get started. Related...

Best Things to Do in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia 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 of years old and modest dress among most locals. With its rich history and remnants...

Complete Travel Guide to Rize, Turkey

Pokut 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 beautiful green getaway in Northern Turkey! Rize is a city on the northeastern coast of...