10 Hours in Taipei, Taiwan

On my way to Japan, I had a long layover in Taipei, Taiwan. Not including transit and waiting time, I had about six hours total to get a taste of Taipei, Taiwan for the first time. Basically I ate a lot with my local friend and we visited the iconic Taipei 101. Watch more at … Continued

Eating Kangaroo with Aboriginals

Throughout my time in Australia, I knew, somehow, someway, I had to experience something like this. Since visiting the Northern Territory a few months ago, I knew this was a story I needed to tell. As you can see from my Australian Outback video, I barely talked about Aboriginal people, despite the fact that this had been … Continued

My Melbourne Makeover

Melbourne is considered to be one of the coolest and most trendy cities in all of Australia. Full of coffee-loving, gluten-free hipsters and artists, it feels more European than Australian – so I had to adapt. Luckily, back when I was living in Medellin, Colombia, I met two fun-loving Aussies named Jace and Em who … Continued

Bangkok Street Food Guide

After 10 days of exploring Thailand, I only had 24 hours to experience the mega metropolis of Bangkok. Fortunately, I had a local ace up my sleeve by the name of Mark Wiens, who has been living in Bangkok since 2009, writing and filming for his popular travel blog, Migrationology.com. Mark and I spent the morning … Continued

Ireland Road Trip

Sometimes you just have to say “let’s have a random adventure.” After a travel conference in London this past November, I had a few days to spare before I needed to catch a flight back to New York. With that time, I could have easily stayed put and wandered around London, but that relentless voice inside my … Continued

Topkapi Palace Tour

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 … Continued

The Historic Hagia Sophia Guide

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 … Continued

Exploring the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

In 2014, the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul was listed as the world’s most popular tourist attraction with over 91 million annual visitors. With 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops, there is literally something for everyone within this amazing maze of consumption. Shopping for everything from lanterns to ladles, its almost impossible to leave empty handed. … Continued

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise

Separating Europe and Asia, and connecting the Black Sea with the Mediterranean, the Bosphorus is the lifeblood of Istanbul. It has served a strategic body of water for the Roman and Ottoman Empires alike, and remains a major shipping and trade port. The Bosphorus cruise starts out by passing under the famous Galata Bridge, where you’ll … Continued

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