Museums · North America · Throwback

7 Things I Learned in Mexico City

Since all my trips for 2020 are essentially canceled, I’ve had plenty of time to reflect on past trips, and one of my favorites was to Mexico in May 2017. During the course of our long distance relationship, Burhan and I met in multiple countries, including in Canada and Hungary. However, this trip was Burhan’s… Continue reading 7 Things I Learned in Mexico City

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What It Means to Be a Traveler When You’re Quarantined

If you would’ve asked me six months ago about how I thought 2020 would progress, I guarantee you that a pandemic was never something I predicted or imagined. COVID-19  has disrupted life in nearly every corner of the globe, and we don’t know when it will be over.  For someone who loves buckling her seat… Continue reading What It Means to Be a Traveler When You’re Quarantined

Advice · Finances

One Year with the Chase Sapphire Reserve

I recently received a charge for my Chase Sapphire Reserve's (CSR) annual fee, which reminded me that I’ve had this credit card for one year now. All I can say is: why did I not get this card sooner?? I’m no spokesperson for Chase (I'm really not!), but this card has been a game changer… Continue reading One Year with the Chase Sapphire Reserve

Museums · Throwback · Turkey

Five More Things to See and Do in Istanbul

Hey everyone! My last post was a recap about my time in Izmir, a beautiful, lively city on the Aegean. I also spent a few days at a resort in Antalya, and then went to Istanbul for four days. While I’ve been to Istanbul many times before, there is always something new to see, do, or… Continue reading Five More Things to See and Do in Istanbul

Museums · U.S. Cities · Washington, DC

Enjoying D.C. in the Springtime

After five long, cold, and dreary months, Washington, D.C. is waking up! Springtime brings crowds from all over the country and world here, which is both a blessing and a curse. The locals are coming out more—brunching, jogging, playing sports, and enjoying the atmosphere—which is exciting. In addition, I’m thrilled to not need to wear… Continue reading Enjoying D.C. in the Springtime