Getaway Guide: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

It should not be a surprise that I use my blog to help share the places that we visit with others to encourage them to want to go on a new adventure…which is why I am not posting too many pictures of the Wieliczka Salt Mine – a working mine full of sculptures carved out of the salt 🙂 Now, don’t read this the wrong way. What I mean is that this place is SO extraordinary but is VERY dark making photography extremely difficult – especially for a lil’, ‘ol amateur photographer like me! And, since my blog is supposed to encourage people to visit places, I am just posting a few photos that actually turned out ok. I encourage you to check out a quick image search to see more. Anywho, here is a quick look at the Wieliczka Salt Mine located just outside of Krakow, Poland – about 2 – 2.5 hours from Wroclaw.

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Getaway Guide: Istanbul, Turkey

FINALLY! I am ready to share with you a look at our trip to Istanbul, Turkey – a place that I never imagined actually being able to visit.
As I have previously mentioned, my husband and I made a list of where we wanted to visit most before moving to Poland. One of the top cities on my husband’s list was Istanbul. My husband had traveled to Istanbul quite a bit for work and wanted me to see for myself how beautiful the city is. And, I am sure glad I did! Istanbul is unlike any other city in Europe: the culture, the sounds, the food, the architecture, the people – it’s all so unique and wonderful! I would highly recommend visiting here if you have a chance. Honestly, this city tops the list of cities of I have been to in Europe. Here’s a look at our trip to help explain why.

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