#TOtoTurkey – The Video

It’s already been two weeks since I was in Istanbul, but it still feels like just yesterday. It was a trip of a lifetime that I was so lucky to share with Jennifer Weatherhead (ELLE Canada), Nicole Wilson (Dainty Girl TO),Valerie Stachurski (Charming Media), Marissa A (Chic Darling), Sabrina Maddeaux (Toronto Standard), Tammy Burns (Travel+Escape) and Tay from Turkish Airlines Canada. If you missed my daily…

Alexander Takes Istanbul: Day 3

Day 3 in Istanbul started out at the legendary spice market. Fragrant, colorful and full of flavor, there’s no shortage of spices, teas and other delectable tastes to buy. Most of the shopkeepers are quite fun and welcoming, coming up with clever one-liners in an attempt to lure tourists into their shops. It certainly worked…

Alexander Takes Istanbul: Day 2

After visiting the major historical sights on Day 1, the second day in Istanbul was dedicated to exploring the modern culture of the city. Spending the morning at the Istanbul Modern, we viewed a collection of beautiful modern works of art by Turkish artists. I especially enjoyed the expressionistic works. While art can tell you…

Alexander Takes Istanbul: Day 1

Last week, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel with Turkish Airlines to Istanbul, Turkey. It was an incredible experience that I’m so excited to share with you over the next few posts on this blog! Our travel group included Jennifer Weatherhead (ELLE Canada), Nicole Wilson (Dainty Girl TO), Valerie Stachurski (Charming Media),…

Istanbul In My Sight

I have exciting news to share with you guys! At the end of this month, I’m heading to Istanbul, Turkey! Thanks to Turkish Airlines and Charming Media, I will be joining fellow media folks @DaintyGirl_TO, @ChicDarling, ELLE Canada and Toronto Standard. We will be traveling from Toronto non-stop to Istanbul for a packed week of sights, sounds,…