The Ruin City of Pompeii

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pompeii surprised me to the say the least. I’m not 100% sure what I expected from it but it was much more expansive and beautiful than I ever imagined. I guess I expected rocks scattered across a field and some suggestion of walls like other ruins, but there was so much more there than that. ... Continued

The Streets of Naples

Campania, Italy, Napoli
Friday, July 24, 2015

Chances are you’ve been to another city in Italy before you find yourself in Napoli, the capital of the southern region of Campania, a place famous for it’s pizza. You’ve probably been to more manicured and curated cities like Rome and/or Florence, that are catered to the tourist. Whether you’ve frequented the Milan train station ... Continued

Sultan Ahmet Camii

Europe, Istanbul, Turkey
Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Blue Mosque, or Sultan Ahmet Camii, is one of two mosque found on either end of Sultahnamet Square… and the most beautiful mosque in Istanbul, at least in my opinion. While it is smaller in scale than it’s neighbor, Hagia Sophia, it makes up for it with its intricate interior detailing. The rounded vaults ... Continued

Hagia Sophia

Europe, Istanbul, Turkey
Saturday, July 18, 2015

I’d been dreaming of visiting this place for so so soo long. This building intrigued me because of its incredible scale, it seemed like a mountain of a building. The huge medallions that sit at either corner of the main dome themselves dwarf the people within the space. At the time of its construction, it ... Continued

Must See and Do // Istanbul!

Asia, Istanbul, Turkey
Thursday, July 16, 2015

What a dream it was going to this bustling and beautiful city! After Santorini, I took a quick flight from Athens to Istanbul and arrived to the largest city I had ever been to. As the fifth most populous proper city in the world, Istanbul’s 14 million inhabitants also make it the largest in Europe ... Continued