Solo female travel in South India

Interested in traveling to India as a solo woman, but having safety concerns? I have been there and can assure you that you have nothing...

That time I was invited to an Iranian wedding

I already wrote about the greatest treasure of Iran which is the hospitality of its people. Iranians love foreigners and when you visit their country,...

But why visit Iran?

Few countries in the world evoke more prejudice and mistrust than Iran. But, its exceptional artistic heritage and the incredibly hospitable and friendly people make...

10 Reasons to visit Turkey despite unrest

It breaks my heart to see all that has been going on in Turkey during the last year. Much to my family’s dismay, the country...

Beirut and Lebanon on a budget – All you need to know!

Beirut and Lebanon have been on my bucket list for ages but I never even knew why. Most of the news coming from Lebanon is...

Welcome spring! Istanbul Tulip Festival in Emirgan Park

If you are visiting Istanbul in April and like me, you are a sun seeker, you are in luck! As you probably have noticed, there are flowers blooming...

5 Common travel scams in Southeast Asia and how to avoid them

**Note: spring finally arrived to Istanbul and since then I have been incredible busy about keeping up with my blog. So, when Jess from Tripelio.com contacted me and offered...

Istanbul off the beaten path – A photo walk in Balat and Fener

  If you come to Istanbul and, like me, you’re the kind of traveler who likes to walk, go off the beaten path and stay...

and the Liebster Award goes to…

  First of all, I want to thank Alexis from Adventurous Alexis for nominating me for the the Liebster Award, I really appreciate it! The Liebster...

We call it home – How to get your residence permit in Istanbul step by step

  I know exactly how you feel. You visited Istanbul, you liked it and now you are determined to stay. However, you feel lost. Laws...

Büyük Valide Han: Istanbul under your feet

Büyük Valide Han is a hidden gem in Istanbul. The big han of the Sultan’s Mother is a historical inn where you can see the past,...

Çamlıca Hill: a bird’s eye view of Istanbul

Istanbul is the city that never stops to amaze me. I have spent quite a lot of time here but I still have the feeling...

Halong Bay on a budget

While I, personally, did not like Vietnam very much, I have to acknowledge that navigating Halong Bay was one of the most magical moments of...

Sevilla tastes good: my experience Withlocals

A couple of months ago, when I was still traveling Southeast Asia, I received an email from Withlocals letting me know that they would be soon launching...

Southeast Asia: what to pack?

Packing for my trip to Southeast Asia was really challenging. It may seem like an easy thing to do, but when you are going traveling...

48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur – Top best things to do

Kuala Lumpur is one of the major airlines hubs in Asia and home to the budget airline Air Asia. Because of this, most travelers visiting Southeast...

Boracay, Philippines: the crown jewel?

My friend Lorena and I were in Aplaya Beach Bar drinking one of our last Red Horses together (in case you don’t know, Red Horse is...

Togean Islands – Sulawesi: One of the best kept secret spots of Indonesia

If I say Indonesia, I am sure Bali is the first thing to come to mind. Bali is what best sells and most travelers start...

Your ultimate guide to El Nido – Palawan (Philippines)

The Philippines is a country made up of 7107 islands. Choosing which ones to visit is not easy, but if there is one you should...

Your travel guide to Senegal

Considering to visit Africa? I recommend you to start with Senegal, a country with no extreme weather conditions, acceptable facilities and the most welcoming people. These...

The best beaches in Turkey

I recently came back from an incredible 4 months trip in Southeast Asia, one of the happiest times of my life for sure. One of...

Barcelona for free: top 5 best things to do

  I have to confess something embarrassing… Even though I have been in Barcelona a few times, I have not yet visited Sagrada Familia. I am sorry, Gaudí! But...

Guide to El Raval – Barcelona: top 13 best things to do

After spending two months in the city last year, I consider Barcelona as one of my favorite cities in the world and definitely one of the hardest places to leave. Although...

Paragliding Ölüdeniz

Do you like extreme sports? I definitely don’t. However, once in my lifetime I decided to be brave and tried paragliding in Ölüdeniz, Turkey. I...

Kabak Koyu: a hidden scenic gem in Turkey

Today I will introduce you to a hidden gem in Turkey, a little paradise unknown even to many locals: Kabak Koyu. This is a great...

Istanbul, the city of stray cats

I love Istanbul for so many reasons; one is that there are so many stray cats and dogs living here. I know it is a strange reason...
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Solo female travel in South India

Solo female travel in South India
Interested in traveling to India as a solo woman, but having safety concerns? I have been there and can assure you that you have nothing...

That time I was invited to an Iranian wedding

That time I was invited to an Iranian wedding
I already wrote about the greatest treasure of Iran which is the hospitality of its people. Iranians love foreigners and when you visit their country,...

But why visit Iran?

But why visit Iran?
Few countries in the world evoke more prejudice and mistrust than Iran. But, its exceptional artistic heritage and the incredibly hospitable and friendly people make...

10 Reasons to visit Turkey despite unrest

10 Reasons to visit Turkey despite unrest
It breaks my heart to see all that has been going on in Turkey during the last year. Much to my family’s dismay, the country...

Beirut and Lebanon on a budget – All you need to know!

Beirut and Lebanon on a budget – All you need to know!
Beirut and Lebanon have been on my bucket list for ages but I never even knew why. Most of the news coming from Lebanon is...

Welcome spring! Istanbul Tulip Festival in Emirgan Park

Welcome spring! Istanbul Tulip Festival in Emirgan Park
If you are visiting Istanbul in April and like me, you are a sun seeker, you are in luck! As you probably have noticed, there are flowers blooming...

5 Common travel scams in Southeast Asia and how to avoid them

5 Common travel scams in Southeast Asia and how to avoid them
**Note: spring finally arrived to Istanbul and since then I have been incredible busy about keeping up with my blog. So, when Jess from Tripelio.com contacted me and offered...

Istanbul off the beaten path – A photo walk in Balat and Fener

Istanbul off the beaten path – A photo walk in Balat and Fener
  If you come to Istanbul and, like me, you’re the kind of traveler who likes to walk, go off the beaten path and stay...

and the Liebster Award goes to…

and the Liebster Award goes to…
  First of all, I want to thank Alexis from Adventurous Alexis for nominating me for the the Liebster Award, I really appreciate it! The Liebster...