5.07.2012

see. eat. shop. - turkey recap + giveaway!

happy monday -- im baaack!! thank you to all of my amazing guest bloggers, and all of your sweet comments. h and i had a great time in turkey! i'm still trying to go through 600+ photos and fight jetlag but the trip was full of beautiful sights, long walks, and tasty treats. here's a little sneak peak at a few of my favorites... and a special giveaway!



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i promise to share more photos from our trip this week. until then i've got something special for one lucky reader! i picked up a few goodies from turkey - turkish black tea, a small porcelain bowl for rings and things, two handmade turkish towels with glass seeing-eye charms and a postcard!


if you want to win the getaway giveaway, please follow cornflake dreams via GFC or BlogLovin and leave a comment with your favorite travel destination

a winner will be announced next monday, may 14th 8 AM CST. the giveaway is open to domestic and international readers. 

best of luck!
xo, 
jillian

67 comments:

  1. London! I lived there and would love to go back!

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  2. gfc follower va .
    whoever wins this is going to be one lucky fellow . I love Turkey and would like to visit there someday . thanks
    tumblemumbo at gmail.com

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  3. Ah your trip looked amazing- would love to go to Turkey! My fave. destination is Belgium:)

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  4. I love Greece! ... or at least, I know I will when I make it there one day.

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  5. Oh my goodness, how fun!! I can't wait to see more pictures. I have always wanted to go to Turkey :)

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  6. Glad you had a great trip Jillian! Those pictures are gorgeous! My favorite travel destination, let's see! I absolutely loved Prague and I'd go back in a minute! (and I follow via GFC)

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  7. Looks like a great trip! I'm a GFC follower. My favorite destination so far has been Maui, but I need to check out Turkey now after seeing your pictures!

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  8. I follow you using GFC - and so far, my favorite travel spot is Israel, though I'd love to visit Greece, Italy, or Ireland!

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  9. I follow you on GFC. My favorite place to visit is the south of France! Ohhhh how I miss the sun.

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  10. Love all the pics! Looks like you guys had a great time - can't wait to see more!! My favorite place I've ever been was Oxford. I loved it there. Turkey is being added to the wish list:)

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  11. hmmm my favorite travel destination is simply a place that I have yet to discover!

    So happy your trip was amazing girl!

    xoxo from Trinidad

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  12. Wow, looks like you had an amazing trip!!! I haven't been very many places, but my fav travel destination that I have been to was Hawaii! I would love to visit Ireland one day!!! =)

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  13. This has to be the best giveaway ever! I think my favorite travel destination so far has been Washington, D.C., but I have yet to go abroad.

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  14. I think my favorite travel destination is Positano, Italy... I went once for a day as a stop on a cruise and going back this summer for a week! Can't wait!! Might have to add Istanbul to the list after seeing these amazing pics!

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  15. It looks like an amazing time! I'm dying to go to Greece and Turkey so I guess those are my dream destinations right now ;) And obvi following!
    xo

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  16. Ooooo, thanks for whipping out these pictures for us! Can't wait to hear more about your trip!

    Follow you via GFC and I love me some London!

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  17. I'm a follower! Believe it or not, Russia is my favorite country! It definitely isn't as relaxing as some other countries, and I loveee those too, but I think Russia is so cool! I'm studying in Moscow for three weeks this summer, but St Petersburg is the city I really love!!

    xoxo KLS

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  18. How wonderful! It looks like you had such a wonderful time! :) I haven't done much traveling, but I loved visiting California! I'd also adore traveling around Europe, I think!

    Best,
    Danielle
    loveandlookpretty@gmail.com

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  19. Oh I am a follower and your pics look amazing. The food! I'm jealous! My favorite travel spot: New Zealand! xoxo

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  20. Following on GFC! Your pictures look amazing! Instanbul is def on my list of places I want to go - we studied Hagia Sofia in hs. Was it amazing!? My fav place I've been is San Sebastian, Spain. So pretty!

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  21. What an awesome giveaway! I love these photos and I adore seeing you so happy in them! Love your hair, ps!

    My place? Scotland, always Scotland.

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  22. What amazing pictures. Glad you had a wonderful trip! I was just told recently by a co-worker that is from Russia that one of her all-time favorite places was Turkey! I'll have to add it to my list of places to visit.

    One of my favorite places is Zihuatenejo in Mexico, which is where we had our honeymoon. Absolutely gorgeous views, wonderfully relaxing, and great food! I'd also love to go back to Interlaken, Switzerland with my husband. I think he'd love it!

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  23. I love Bermuda but am hoping to one day make it Europe!

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  24. super sweet! my husband and I have been dreaming of French Polynesia, but Napa Valley is looking more realistic for our one year anniversary :)

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  25. Following via GFC! Ahhh what beautiful pictures. I visited the islands of Crete and Santorini in Greece a few years back, and so far, that was my favorite destination. While we were there we thought about hopping over to Turkey, but didn't have time! I would LOVE to visit Istanbul. What a great giveaway. Love your posts and travels!

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  26. (Obvi, I already follow you!)

    My favorite travel destination would be somewhere warm and tropical. Because I don't have any pending trips in the near future, I guess I don't have a particular location in mind... just lots of sunshine, warm weather, and cool drinks!

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  27. your trip looks so fantastic! i would love to visit turkey! how fun! following and i would love to go back to italy some day. so amazing.

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  28. this is such a sweet idea. i follow you. and my favorite destination is...well, no surprise here, but salzburg - my favorite city.

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  29. so amazing!! can't wait to see more pics! love how long your hair is getting! so cute!

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  30. Jillian,

    Your trip looks like it was so fun! I haven't really traveled too much but I am dying to go to Greece... the waters and sights look breathtaking! Thanks for this treat for your followers!

    xoxo,
    Margaret
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    margeincharge(at)Gmail(dot)com
    The Bite Size Baker

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  31. I love love to travel, Australia and Chile top my list of favorite adventures however, my all time favorite place to travel is home, where I grew up, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Marquette on the shores of Lake Superior. There really is no place like home.

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  32. Looks like a fantastic trip! The food looks amazing! Hopefully the jet lag will be gone soon!

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  33. Your trip looks like it was amazing! My favorite travel destination is a dream trip...Africa!! Hope to go one day!

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  34. Looks like you had an amazing time in Turkey! Your photos are gorgeous. My favorite getaway would be Hawaii!

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  35. oh miss jillian, i want your life. this looks amazing!! i follow via both and my favorite travel destination has got to be santorini :)

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  36. Wow!!! Looks like a fabulous vacation! I can't wait to see more! I have never even thought of going to Turkey but now I am thinking it might be an awesome place to visit! I'd love to enter the giveaway! My favorite travel destination is probably Santorini, Greece!! :) I want to go back! Lol!

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  37. GFC follower. My favorite travel destination is Swiss.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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  38. Looks like you guys had a great time, hooray! My favorite travel destination changes a lot - I love Italy SO much and want to revisit Hawaii but ALSO go to New Zealand and Bora Bora!

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  39. Can't wait to see more pics of the trip! Looks like a blast already!

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  40. My favorite travel site, lately at least, has to be Johannesburg , South Africa. <3

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  41. Italy was incredable! I can't wait to travel more of Europe!

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  42. I follow you via GFC! So far my favorite travel destination is NYC! :) Courtney.e.perkins07@gmail.com

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  43. italy! or anyplace that makes you "feel" as though you are on vacation. like, i felt this way the other day when exploring a new coffee shop in our neighborhood!

    great giveaway! i am doing a striped giveaway this week. stop by and enter!!

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  44. Oh my gosh! I have been dying to go to Istanbul ever since I went to Ephesus and Kusadasi years ago! I fell in love with Turkey. What an amazing place! I can't wait ot see more photos!

    Thanks for the fun giveaway!

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  45. what a sweet giveaway!! i love the towels!

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  46. Jillain! You look so happy (and chic) in your photos!! Turkey kinda makes our part of the world seem so bland in color by comparison! So many great photos! Glad you are back home!

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  47. Paris! So cliche, I know, but it lives up to the hype. Very intrigued by Istanbul, though, and thinking I may have to add that to my travel wishlist.

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  48. great giveaway! honestly any travel destination sounds perfect to me. i'm in desperate need of one!

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  49. i have one of those eyes near my bed that my friend brought back for me and she also pinned a small one under my wedding dress for good luck.

    hmm my fave travel destination - that is so hard! i have to say of the places i have visited so far, Florence is amazing!

    http://lachapstickfanatique.blogspot.com

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  50. can't wait to read more about your travels!

    my favorite travel destination so far has been florence. or san francisco. it's so hard to decide on just one!

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  51. Ahhh, those lights!! And the plates! GORGEOUS.

    I cannot wait to see more photos of your trip! AWESOME.

    I follow your blog through GFC! :) I think my favourite travel destination is Cinque Terre or Paris! Okay, both! ;)

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  52. I'm following you in GFC. My favorite travel destination is Greece!

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  53. I'm a gfc follower {Heather Moore} and my favorite travel destination is spain! I've never been, so I suppose it's my favorite dream travel destination I have yet to make a reality :) your trip looked amazing!!
    moorehe2@gmail.com

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  54. mexico...the prettiest beach i've ever seen!!

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  55. I follow you on Bloglovin. There are still tons of places I want to visit, but of the places I've already been, Siena, Italy was my absolute favorite. Some kind of weird magnetic force was pulling my soul there.
    dmarie824 at aol dot com

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  56. oohh what a lovely giveaways!
    You're pics are gorgeous!

    My Hubby & I would love to visit Prague & Italy. :)

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  57. Looks like such an incredible trip!!! Those markets look like so much fun...I would not be able to control myself!!! ;) XO brynn

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  58. Oh! And yes! I would love to win :) my favorite travel destination is absolutely Paris...all the way! XO brynn

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  59. My favorite place so far has been Grand Teton National Park - the west is amazingly beautiful!

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  60. Oh Girl you know I follow you! And I am D-I-E-I-N-G to go vaction in hawaii or st.barts.

    xx
    Z

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  61. Looks like a wonderful trip! I am already a long time follower of yours on GFC. My favorite destination will be Venice, Italy! Lovely giveaway!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  62. SO fun!
    So far, my favorite place that I've ever been is Seattle (& Bellevue I suppose) Washington. The weather was GORGEOUS & I literally never wanted to leave.
    Hopefully, soon, I can go to Europe! :)
    xoxo,
    Leigh

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  63. Last June I went on my very first trip abroad to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Ahhhhmazing! Cannot wait to go back. Turkey is definitely on my list of top 10. Very jealous!

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  64. Japan! I would love to see more of the sights in Tokyo.

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  65. I just returned from San Francisco and it was lovely...but I went to Monterey, Mexico as a child and fell in love with the mountains and quiet people there.

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