Istanbul 6 months update!

Can’t believe it’s already been six(!) months here in Istanbul. Six and a half to be exact. Overall I’m doing fine. I’m used to my work, home, neighbourhood, colleagues and life in general here. Below I will share some of the things that are going on in my life and how I’m doing with it. Continue reading

All-time favorite hotspots in Istanbul – Part II

It’s been a while since I started living here in Istanbul and I think I have collected some really nice spots I can share with you. Some of them I already knew before and some of them are recently tried out and loved by me. In an earlier blog I shared Part I of my all time favorite hotspots. You can check it here: Click. 
Below you can read part II of my hotspots in Istanbul. I only share places I can recommend from the heart. You won’t be dissapointed.

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Project: Kitchen

I keep telling myself that our bathroom was the most difficult space to decorate, but I think the kitchen was at least at the same difficulty level or even higher. Maybe the bathroom felt more difficult to me, because it was the first room we started with and I wasn’t experienced with Turkish workers at that time. Continue reading

My first month in Istanbul

It’s been over a month since I started living in Istanbul and a lot of things has happened so far. Even though I’m still not used to living in Istanbul, it feels like I’m here for years and that’s kind of a strange feeling.

The day of the movement was the hardest day of my life. I was prepared for this, knewing it wasn’t going to be easy. Istanbul is a nice place for a few days or even for a few weeks. Continue reading

All-time favorite hotspots in Istanbul – Part I

I have been very busy with all the preparings before moving to Istanbul and couldn’t find any time to keep my blog up to date. But I finally have a date; 25th of December will be the day I’m leaving everything behind in the Netherlands and start a new chapter in Istanbul. I will not bore you with details about my movement, but instead I will share some of my favorite hotspots in Istanbul. Continue reading

Inspiration for the home

Before we bought our apartment I literally been through the internet for some inspiration. So I was quite sure about what I wanted and what I didn’t want. I already knew that I was nog going to be settled with something I didn’t like, not even for a short period. I would only buy something I fell in love with, even if this would mean I had to live without chairs or without a bed for a while. In this post I will share some of the websites and blogs I’m getting inspired by.  Continue reading