Road Trippin’ the Great Ocean Road, Australia


Day 1: Last Tuesday, Cheyenne and I started our mini-road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide via the Great Ocean Road. We rented our car at the Avis near Southern Cross Station on Tuesday morning, aiming to get to Apollo Bay by that evening. We started out at 10 am with some packed lunches, and got…

Five Days in Istanbul, Turkey


As some of you may now know, my friend Cheyenne and I have been traveling around Turkey for the last week or so. Going into it, however, we didn’t quite know what to expect; websites and blogs gave us travel advice, some of which was helpful, other parts of which were somewhat less than helpful….

Happy day trip to the Princes’ Island near Istanbul, Turkey


After spending four days being heckled and hounded in Istanbul, Cheyenne and I decided to take a nice day trip to the biggest of the Princes’ Islands, about an hour and a half away from Istanbul. We weren’t too sure what to expect; we were told, vaguely, that there were no cars on the Islands…