Mexico Update

Hola from Chiapas, Mexico! We are currently in the sweet little mountain town of San Cristóbal de las Casas, and after a couple weeks here, we are excited to be heading to Oaxaca tonight. Today, March 1st, marks 6 months of being abroad for us! We are off to the region of Oaxaca on aContinue reading “Mexico Update”

Our 6 Favorite Hostels in Colombia (in no particular order)

Colombia is home to some of the coolest hostels we’ve ever been to! We’ve traveled around this country for over a month, and loving every moment of it. We are now writing to you from the beautiful country of Mexico, but we are so grateful for the magical experiences we had in Colombia. If youContinue reading “Our 6 Favorite Hostels in Colombia (in no particular order)”

Our First Time in Cairo: the second week of our month in Egypt

Getting to Cairo Our journey from Dahab to Cairo was the easiest long-distance venture during our month in Egypt. The trip itself took around eight hours, from what I recall. We left Dahab in the early afternoon, and made it to our Air BnB in Cairo around 11 PM. The cheapest and most efficient wayContinue reading “Our First Time in Cairo: the second week of our month in Egypt”

Update from Colombia!

Hey everybody! We finally arrived in Colombia six days ago, after enduring a 25 hour journey. It’s crazy to think that just last week we were wandering the hustle and bustle of the Egyptian city of Cairo. Today, I (Shannon) write to you while relaxing in hammocks on a warm Columbia night, reggaeton music mixingContinue reading “Update from Colombia!”

Fun Times in Fethiye

On one of our first days in Fethiye, we went joined some new friends on a jeep safari tour with Focus Tours. The tour was one of the most exciting days of our trip so far! It was a day full of water fights, visiting ruins, tubing down a gorgeous stream with an incredible viewContinue reading “Fun Times in Fethiye”

Must-See Historical Landmarks in Turkey

Ephesus Before departing on our hitchhiking adventure, we rented a car for a few days to check out some historical landmarks that were a bit out of the way of where we planned to travel while hitchhiking. There are buses that go to these destinations, as well, but we wanted to take our time andContinue reading “Must-See Historical Landmarks in Turkey”

The First Days of Our Adventure Down The Coast of Turkey

TURGETREIS We spent the first few days exploring Turgutreis. Julian has a friend who lives in this area and was eager to show us around, so we rented a motorbike and sped around the coastal mountains with some locals who showed us all kinds of cool swimming spots. The coastal town of Turgutreis in TurkeyContinue reading “The First Days of Our Adventure Down The Coast of Turkey”

Our Week in Istanbul, Turkey

Sorry for our lack of posts lately! We have had trouble finding decent Wifi lately, and have been so busy hopping from city to city that we have hardly had a moment to take time to write about our adventures. We spent most of our time in Istanbul eating and socializing with new friends, andContinue reading “Our Week in Istanbul, Turkey”

Our Last Night In Split: A “Trip” To The Museum of Illusions

Our last night in Split was full of magic. We decided to get high on mushrooms and take a walk around the Old Town and Diocletian’s Palace, an area we had gotten to know so well over the past three weeks. We listened to live music in the park as the mushrooms began to hit,Continue reading “Our Last Night In Split: A “Trip” To The Museum of Illusions”

Our First Night On The Town In Split, Croatia

Our first night out on the town in Split, we decided to go exploring. Drinking in public is legal in Split, so naturally, we cracked open some beers to bring along on our journey. The seaside town of Split is usually very lovely with tourists this time of year. The weather is absolutely perfect (mid-80’s),Continue reading “Our First Night On The Town In Split, Croatia”