Istanbul is a dream to find vegan snax and takeout options, especially after Ukraine! (not as dreamy as Croatia tho!) My favorites are the hot roasted chestnuts for 13 Turkish Lira / 100 grams 😋
Today I explored the Fener & Balat region of Istanbul – known for its rich Greek history, old Ottoman houses and colorful streets. Absolutely lovely and well worth the walk on a sunny day.
Today, my friend Chris and I took the ferry from the Europe side of Istanbul (Karaköy) to the Asian Side (Kadikoy). I saw people on the upper deck with me feeding the seagulls simit (a Turkish sesame seed bagel type snack) and it was hilarious and happy-making (though I can’t vouch for the health ofContinue reading “Princes’ Islands, Istanbul 3/13”
Taking an international flight during a global pandemic might seem intimidating or unsafe, but it actually felt quite normalizing to travel again during these strange times, and felt perfectly safe. That first moment of lift-off from Portland felt magical. For my fellow travel-lovers, you know. Trying to describe the feeling: You know how when you’reContinue reading “Traveling to Croatia During Covid-19”