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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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

New York, New York

Since the engagement we talked a lot about our honeymoon destination. We had so many options of beach resorts with spa’s and a lot of food.

Both of us weren’t happy about the choices we had. We usually don’t hang out at the hotels we’re staying, but cruising around from beachclub to coffee spot to restaurant. Staying on a resort where we’re forced to hang out all day and where we can eat all day is not quite our favourite thing to do.

Why not New York I said and Ugurcan immediately agreed. We booked our ticket and we started planning. I never been there before, but my friends went to NYC several times and they gave me a lot of usefull tips. I will not waste your time with touristic highlights. You can find them all over the internet, but I will share all the other hotspots we visited. Continue reading