The 3 Best Ice Creams on the East Coast

Jessie Rosen - June 5, 2015

Hello from my 16-day vacay on the east coast. Between my little sister’s college graduation, my 10-year college reunion and my best friend’s wedding next weekend (post to come), I will travel to six states: Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. So far the one thing I’ve done in 3 of the 6 is eat ice cream. I know it’s National Donut Day …

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7 Things You Must See in Big Sur

Jessie Rosen - May 26, 2015

This weekend R and I took a drive up California’s famously scenic Route 1 for a weekend of R&R&eating in Big Sur, California’s famously beautiful hippie enclave. The trip is worth at least five blog post (still to come, the story of our 3 hours of nudity at The Esalen Institute!), but today I wanted to focus on something DIY-friendly for your own future travel. Enjoy …

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7 Things You Must Do in Turkey

Jessie Rosen - May 12, 2015

I could write a thousand posts about my six day experience in Turkey (and I may over the years), but I thought it would be fun to take it from an angle of “can’t miss experiences.” If you’d like 30 INCREDIBLE PHOTOS to inspire you to book a flight, check out my friend Robert’s gorgeous site. If you’re looking for an AWESOME VIDEO to inspire …

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The 7 Beautiful Domes of Turkey (that I saw)

Jessie Rosen - May 9, 2015

There is so much to say about this out of this world Turkish Airlines US Blogger trip to Turkey, but for now I only have the time and energy to say it in shots. Here are seven of my favorites – the many beautiful domes of the many beautiful religious structures between Istanbul, Konya, Cappadocia and Sille. More to come, I promise. For now off …

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10 Beautiful Images of Turkey

Jessie Rosen - May 6, 2015

(I lied. It’s technically 11 images including the featured image of the purple-lit Bosphorous Bridge. I am not sorry.) Today we spent over 10 hours making approximately 10 stops to see well over 10 of the most incredible sights I’ve laid eyes on in my life. The Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, the Bosphorous Straight and so much more. I have endless things to say …

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My Top 7 Packing Hacks

Jessie Rosen - May 4, 2015

As you now know, I’m leaving for Turkey tomorrow as part of a group of writers invited to explore the nation and its namesake aviation, Turkish Airlines. Now felt like a good time to share my favorite solutions for small suitcase travel (as I literally have 3 more hours to pack…). Travel hacks have been covered time and time again, but here’s me throwing my …

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The Older We Get The More Scared We Are?

Jessie Rosen - April 30, 2015

Yesterday I almost did something that my 25-year-old self would have beat me senseless over: I almost refused a free trip to Turkey. I had been hemming and hawing over this opportunity for weeks. The invite came through Turkish Airlines (Europe’s #1 airline, and no they did not pay me to say that; I’m just bragging). I found every reason to question it: it doesn’t …

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20-Nothings Travels: A Taco Crawl of Cabo San Lucas!

Jessie Rosen - January 8, 2015

I have many loves but cities, food and incredibly well-organized ranking systems are definitely among the top three. Halfway through our recent belated Mexico-moon to Cabo San Lucas, I combined those affections into an afternoon aventura to taste as many of Baja Sur’s famous Baja-style tacos as possible. Using a combination of Internet research (thank you Yelp, Serious Eats, and Conde Nast Traveler), a city …

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