End of Summer Reads

As you may have seen from my Goodreads page, I have to read 24 books by the 31st of December 2018! I am about to read all day, every day just to reach my goal! Things started off pretty slowly but I am picking up speed because I finally succumbed to living in the 21st […]

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Loll and Unwind in Vietnam

Last year, after a long northern winter, I was in desperate need of some sun! I needed a carefree adventure with me wearing just a single layer of clothing; I had finally had it with waddling around looking like an Oompa Loompa. So, this meant a trip to South East Asia, namely, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and […]

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Istanbul Nightlife: DoRock and Istiklal Cd in Taksim..

I made a little durak at DoRock! I found an alternative scene in Istanbul, just off the main, bustling Istiklal cd in Taksim. I enjoyed this place. Great rock music from local bands. I went to this dark, grungy little place twice. The first time I went alone but I made friends with two guys […]

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Walk-Abouts: Second Hand Markets and Galata Tower

The thing about travelling alone is that you won’t be in any of your photos unless you take silly selfies. I had to just get over the loathing of this silly trend! The first proper day in Osmanbey/Taksim. I decided to take a walk around the neighbourhood. On my way to Taksim Square, I saw […]

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Heat: Arriving in Istanbul

Going through customs was rather simple. I really did not have to worry about anything. I was a little too exhausted for my liking and I really just wanted to crash. As a local would do, I took the Havatas Bus from the Sabiha Gokcen airport to Taksim which happened to be the last stop. […]

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Itchy Feet..

I took this photo as I was unpacking after my fantastic trip to Cape Town a month ago. As I was browsing through some photos now, I thought, “Well, this would be the perfect contents in my summer holiday bag…” Let’s see, shall we 😉 With Love, x

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