How to Spend 2 Days in Istanbul

Istanbul: The City where East meets West For years now I’ve been dying to go to Istanbul, the city where East meets West. Its cultural heritage spans from an ancient Greek civilization through Persian, Greek, Byzantine,…

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Top Things to do in Baja California

If you want to see a wild and virtually untouched part of Mexico, explore the Sea of Cortez in Baja California. The Sea of Cortez is one of the richest and most extraordinary marine environments…

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Puerto Rico’s West Coast: The Beaches of Isabela and Aguadilla

In the 80s, my dad and his friends discovered Porta del Sol, the west coast of Puerto Rico, and fell in love with the area’s great waves and beautiful uncrowded beaches. Over the years, they returned time and…

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Where to eat (and drink!) in Basel

When Julian and I moved to Basel, we found ourselves faced with a plethora of dining options. The only problem was, it was a bit of a struggle figuring out where to go. In Switzerland,…

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Bernese Oberland Weekend Itinerary

Saturday morning, Julian and I set off bright and early for a weekend of exploring the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps. The Berner Oberland (“oberland” means highlands in German) is the higher part of…

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