An Honest Guide to Visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza

I’ve now been to Egypt twice in the last 6 months and not written a word about it, so I think it is time to start unpacking my adventures in my beloved country. Egypt holds a special place in my heart, and each time I go, I find myself wanting more, already looking forward to…

Happy 2016: A Mid-Way Update on 25 for 25

Happy New Year all! I hope you’ve had a good couple weeks of eating well and merrymaking. I certainly did. January 1st always rolls around and the cookies and eggnog are swapped for cold-pressed green juices and promises to lose 10 pounds by spring. While I could certainly stand to lose a few pounds after…

Trip Recap: Istanbul and Cairo

I’ve got so much to say about my trip to Istanbul and Cairo, that I thought it would be best to start with a broad recap and then delve into some of the more detailed stuff I’ve been busting at the seams to share with you all. Literally dozens of blog post ideas on the…

Hey Wanderers, I’m Back!

Hello wanderers, I’m sorry things have been so quiet on the blog. I’ve been busy the past couple weeks exploring Istanbul and rediscovering Cairo. I had an amazing week or so soaking up every moment and enjoying time with family. Between that and very very sporadic internet access in both countries I’ve had limited opportunity…

Travel Plan Update: What’s My Next Big Adventure?

Such exciting news!! After my setback with my planned trip to Cairo this month, I have officially booked my tickets to go to Cairo for my other cousin’s wedding, with a three day stop-over in Istanbul. I’m absolutely elated to be going back to Cairo to visit my family for the special occasion, and to…

Change in Travel Plans: No Egypt in August

I’ve had yet another twist in the plot of my 2015 travel plans. As I’ve mentioned before, #taxpocalyse in January really put a damper on my travel plans, knocking the conference in Paris in July off the table, and making Egypt and London planned trips unlikely. I did manage to get to London few weeks…