Tucked deep in the heart of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, lies the Gypsy jewelry factory. The Grand Bazaar itself spans for over 61 streets and houses over 4,000 shops. But there’s nothing quite like the Gypsy factory, where history, art, creativity, and craftsmanship come together to create truly unique handmade jewelry. … Continue Reading
What to Pack in Your Carry On
Traveling is always going to add a little stress, from being in a place where you may not know anyone or speak the language, to scheduling hotels and transportation, to maybe even getting lost; and most of that is inevitable. When I travel, I expect the stress, but I still like to minimize it as much as possible. The best way I’ve found to do that? Be prepared. And for me, that all starts with my carry on bag. … Continue Reading
Holiday Food Around the World
The end of the year is filled with celebration for many people across the world, whether it’s Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or just the New Year. With food at the center of celebration and bringing people together, let’s take a look at holiday foods around the world, and how we all take a different spin on cooking up a little love during the holiday season. … Continue Reading
Our Istanbul Top Five
Gypsy founders, Jeannette and Roger Simon, just completed their 49th trip to Istanbul. Bravo!
In honor of the occasion, we’ve asked them to reveal their top five sites and experiences. … Continue Reading
Expert Travel Tips
Make the Most of Your Next Adventure.
Whether you’re traveling in the states or overseas, somewhere new or somewhere familiar, traveling will always take a significant amount of planning and energy. But as seasoned travelers and explorers, we at Gypsy have created a must-do list of travel tips for everything from beating jet lag to finding the best restaurants wherever you are. … Continue Reading>