Exploring Turkey

Exploring Turkey

Guest Post Turkey boasts a rich history with its Asian and European influences.  With First Choice you can enjoy these as well as the many beautiful beaches for a sun-soaked holiday.  However, there are many myths about Turkish culture, religion, traditions, food and nightlife. Let’s dispel them. Understanding culture, religion and traditions...
I'm moving to Cape Town, South Africa for the summer!!

I’m moving to Cape Town, South Africa for the summer!!

By Nicole Brewer Zo (as they say it here in Germany). Greetings globe-trotters! I’m Very excited to share with you all my Wonderful news.  As many of you know I’ve been awaiting to hear back about my joint MA program’s  Erasmus Mundus research stay for my third semester and it...
TBEX Dublin, Ireland sold me on travel blogger conferences!

TBEX Dublin, Ireland sold me on travel blogger conferences!

By Nicole Brewer One word, Awesomeness!! That just about sums up my experience on my latest globe-trot trip to Dublin Ireland! I’ve heard from previous bloggers abound that this was THE most amazing TBEX eveeeeer! Therefore, considering it was my first, I will be going back in the future to...
Exotic Zanzibar

Exotic Zanzibar

By Nicole Brewer One word, Africa.  As I planned this particular globe trot experience I was overcome with emotion every time I thought about hitting The continent for my first but not last time, God willing.  As an ESL teacher abroad I’ve been fortunate enough to partake in many travel...
Yeosu World Expo 2012

Yeosu World Expo 2012

By Nicole Brewer (featured in the June issue of Busan Haps)   I attended the opening day of the Yeosu World Expo which is set to run through Aug. 12th.  Yeosu is a port city in the South Jeolla Province and its 317 islands. This year’s Expo theme is “The...
In to India

In to India

By Nicole Brewer (as seen in Busan Haps magazine) JODHPUR, India – While I sat atop my beautifully adorned camel, the sun beamed down on my skin, a light breeze tickled at my hair and I began to feel a sense of ease on this animal I was once so...
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Travel Reflections for 2014; Grad school abroad completion and living in 3 countries!?!?!

Travel Reflections for 2014; Grad school abroad completion and living in 3 countries!?!?!

By Nicole Brewer Greetings globetrotters!!! With 2014 quickly coming to an end, it was only appropriate that I reflect upon just how Amazing this year has been for me professionally and personally.  I’m still in awe of the great blessings that have been bestowed upon me.  Not only did I live and study abroad in...
Photographer Daniel Cheong Interview

Photographer Daniel Cheong Interview

By Nicole Brewer A couple weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of attending a Nikon photography summit here in Muscat, Oman.  It was great to see so many people that are passionate about both travel, photography and writing in one fabulous venue.  It was a great opportunity to learn new photography techniques, about new...
Millennium Resort, Mussanah Oman Review: Paradise unbound

Millennium Resort, Mussanah Oman Review: Paradise unbound

By Nicole Brewer This past weekend here in Oman was a glorious one full of celebrations abound.  From the Oman National Day to the completion of my thesis, it was a time to unwind and relax. Therefore, this globe-trotter decided to trot to the Millennium Resort and Spa in Mussanah, Oman in order to destress....
Globe-Trotter of the Month Aakhu Freeman of Saudi Arabia!

Globe-Trotter of the Month Aakhu Freeman of Saudi Arabia!

By Nicole Brewer Greetings Globe-Trotters! This month we bring to your our December featured GT of the month Aakhu Freeman who is currently residing in Saudi Arabia.  Aakhu has been a very active member of the iluv2globetrot travel community, answering various questions while being a wealth of information to others.  We were very happy to...
Passports with Purpose 2014: Help Sustainable Harvest International!

Passports with Purpose 2014: Help Sustainable Harvest International!

By: Nicole Brewer Hello Globe-Trotters! This year I’m delighted to sign on board with the Passports with Purpose fundraiser to help bring awareness to a great cause in which the annual fundraiser program is assisting for 2014, Sustainable Harvest International. The goal of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) is to provide farming families in Central America with the...
It's a Celebration!!! Oman National Day & Completion of MA Thesis!

It’s a Celebration!!! Oman National Day & Completion of MA Thesis!

By Nicole Brewer Long time globetrotters!  Today was a beautiful day here in Oman.  While the official National Day is November 18th, which is His Majesty Sulatan Qaboos’ birthday, this year the holiday was celebrated the last weekend of the month. As an American in Oman, this was extra great because it coincides with Thanksgiving...
Globe-Trotter of the month, Erin Bender of Travel with Bender

Globe-Trotter of the month, Erin Bender of Travel with Bender

By Nicole Brewer Greetings GTs! This month, we’ve decided to feature the lovely Erin Bender, of Travel with Bender as our Globe-Trotter of the month! Erin hails from Australia and has personified the true globe-trotter spirit by trotting across the globe with her family over the past couple of years. I had the pleasure of...
The Oman Readjustment period (reverse culture shock...to a culture not your own)??

The Oman Readjustment period (reverse culture shock…to a culture not your own)??

By Nicole Brewer Long time GTs (ie globe-trotters for the newbies)! It’s been awhile since I’ve had time to update you on the happenings of life back in the Middle East. It’s been a rollercoaster of a year, with this being the third country I’ve not only trotted to, but resided in after graduate school...
Whale-watching in Hermanus, South Africa!

Whale-watching in Hermanus, South Africa!

By Nicole Brewer The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind to say the least. I’ve gone from finishing up my research term in Cape Town to returning back to Oman and starting anew at my old college was once working for before returning to graduate school. It’s amazing how everything always works itself...
Cape Point, South Africa with Baz Bus tours

Cape Point, South Africa with Baz Bus tours

By Nicole Brewer Last weekend I managed to have such a fabulous time heading to Cape Point, the most south western point of all of Africa. I learned through a fellow globe-trotter about the option to travel throughout South Africa with Baz Bus tours, which was the most cost effective option I could find, at...
Globe-Trotter of the Month- Charles Phillips of Kuwait (by way of Texas)

Globe-Trotter of the Month- Charles Phillips of Kuwait (by way of Texas)

By Nicole Brewer Greetings GTs! It’s with great pleasure that I introduce you to our Globe-Trotter of the month Charles Phillips. He is a great friend, kind spirit and well-traveled globe-trotter from our iluv2globetrot travel community that is currently residing in Kuwait. I had the pleasure to meet him on a trot over to Oman...
South African Hip Hop Indaba 2014

South African Hip Hop Indaba 2014

By Nicole Brewer Hello there GTs! I hope my GTs back in the States are having an amazing Labor Day weekend and everyone else across the globe is enjoying their summer days (or winter for that matter for those below the equator like myself here in Cape Town).  Last night I had a Fantastic time...

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