My Travel Gear

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From new camera equipment to underwear I swear by, here’s an outline of everything I travel with. Some of the gear was specifically used for the Everest Base Camp trek, but the majority of items are the same for each new T2T Adventure. Let me know if you have any travel gear questions or recommendations as I continuously try to perfect the packing process! …

4 Tips for Turning Up Your Tailgate

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Andre Champagne for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a life-long Buffalo fan, and this past Sunday, I ventured over to the Stadium to watch my new-look team take on their arch-rival. Despite the final score favoring the boys from Bean Town, we dominated the tailgate. Sure, we haven’t …

By Space and Sea – The Future of Travel

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marriott Rewards Credit Card from Chase for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Curiosity, discovery, and excitement for the unknown are the reasons why I travel. To venture outside my comfort zone and uncover new places stimulates my senses and makes me come alive. When I think about the …

Topkapi Palace Tour

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The Topkapi Palace was the primary residence for the Ottoman Sultans for over 400 years, so it’s as extravagant as it is historic. Today the Topkapi Palace is a UNESCO world heritage site and serves as a museum for holy relics and significant artifacts. Comprised of four main courtyards and many smaller buildings, at it’s peak the royal compound was …

The Historic Hagia Sophia Guide

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This one-time Christian Church, turned Imperial Mosque, turned museum, is said to be the epitome of Byzantine architecture. Located just across from the famous Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia is a beautiful structure with equally as impressive history. The incredible city of Istanbul has been home to many civilizations throughout the centuries, and none have been more influential than the powerful …