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

How it all started

It all started almost five years ago, when my husband (Ugurcan) and I started dating. Summer 2016 he asked me to marry him and October 2016 we got engaged. During these five years we talked a lot about where to live. Some circumstances forced us to plan our future in Istanbul, so we bought a little apartment in January 2017 on the European side. Continue reading