Posts Tagged ‘traveling with friends’

Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Photo of the week: Süleymaniye Mosque as seen from Hamdi Restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey. To see more photos of Istanbul, Turkey CLICK HERE.

Destined for Turkey

Destined for Turkey

“Give your phone to a Turk and I will give mine to one too.  They can talk and figure out where we both are,” Dasha suggested in a creative attempt to find me. It had seemed like an easy enough plan to meet each other at the Otogar (bus station) in Izmir to begin our […]

Things to do in Varenna and around Lake Como Italy

Things to do in Varenna and around Lake Como Italy

Over the past few months I have made three trips to Lake Como, spending most of my time in the small town of Varenna where my good friend Sarah has been residing on an extended career break at Agriturismo Castello Di Vezio. Beautiful Lake Como is only a three hour drive from where I lived outside […]

Surf Divas

Surf Divas

“Diva is a female version of a hustla…” I could not get the Beyonce song out of my head as I lay belly down on the nine-foot red foam board awaiting the lift of a wave. The mid-day sun rested high above the gently swaying palm trees that lined the dreamy California coastline. La Jolla’s […]

Curly Girls Rock Europe!!!

Curly Girls Rock Europe!!!

Two of my best girlfriends (and fellow curly girlies) decided to join me in the Netherlands for a mini Euro vacation! I have traveled with Mary and Aine in the past but this was the first time the three of us collectively traveled together and we had a blast! Us curly girls have to stick […]

Slinging it in Singapore!

Slinging it in Singapore!

Nicole and I took a bus from Melaka, Malaysia to Singapore. The bus ride took four hours and cost only $15. It is quite shocking to see how immaculate Singapore is right in the middle of Southeast Asia! It is modern, clean, organized and has the ultra-efficient Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train system that can […]

Road Trip: North Coast

Road Trip: North Coast

After four days driving north on Highway 1, Spencer and I have visited three beautiful beach towns along the north coast of Australia. We have been utilizing a book Spencer brought called Drive Around Australia,” stopping whenever we see something of interest. NELSON BAY/PORT STEPHENS We only spent one day in Nelson Bay; however, I […]

My lovely Spence comes to town!

My lovely Spence comes to town!

“My Spence, My Spence, My Lovely Lovely Spence!” is my remix of Fergie’s song “My Humps” I dedicated and often sing to my good friend Spencer in San Francisco. I was so happy when Spencer decided to fly to Sydney to visit me and to travel up the East Coast together. Spencer arrived this week […]

Kaikoura Coast Track

Kaikoura Coast Track

Mary and I arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand last Sunday. We were greeted at the airport by Kathy, Bruce, and Darek. I know Darek through Mary while living in San Francisco, but this was the first time I met Kathy and Bruce. After spending a week with them, I think they are an amazing and […]

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