2013 has been an incredible year of change. With any big change comes both good things and bad things. I’ll spare you my personal sentiments, but I will say that I’ve gotten to travel to new and exotic places, and share some priceless moments with the ones I love – my girlfriend, my family and many friends, new and old. I…

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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 blog posts of the trip,…

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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 on us. What started as…

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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 so much about place and…

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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), Marissa A (Chic Darling), Sabrina…

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