Week in review: 19 - 25 September 2016

Week in review: 19 – 25 September 2016

On Friday I went to the opera, “Carmen”. I had bought the ticket only at the beginning of the week. Luckily I wasn’t too tired when I returned home after ...


Week in review: 1 – 7 August 2016

There is a huge difference between first spending time in the giant city of Istanbul and then arriving at the tiny village I grew up in. It made me realize ...


Week in review: 25 – 31 July 2016

I’ve been in Turkey now for almost four weeks. This is quite a long time, especially considering that I have seven weeks of summer vacation in total. It struck me ...


Travel: One week in Bodrum

Travel: One week in Bodrum

By now I am a little torn if it is good to ...

Week in review: 18 – 24 July 2016

This week I’ve thought for the first time how much Turkey can ...

Merhaba from Turkey!

How do I start? It’s been two months and I hadn’t planned ...

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Week in review: 23 – 29 May 2016

Sometimes it is way too easy to spoof me: yesterday my friend said we’d take the car and go to a beautiful part of New England where there are mountains, woods, lakes. And it was absolutely stunning at Mount Monadnock. Only: I always tell people that I hate hiking. And I do. I hate those […]

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Fashion: Stripes, pink & happy

Fashion: Stripes, pink & happy

One of the scariest things happened when I looked into the mirror last weekend: I thought it is really cool to be in my thirties. I am glad I am not in my teens or twenties anymore, I am glad I am independent, grown-up, and look my age. There, I’ve said it. Of course it is […]

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Week in review: 9 – 15 May 2016

On Friday I explained to my friend what a blog actually is, and what I’ve written about for the last five and half years. We came to the point where I had to ask myself why I practise self-censorship. When I was in Istanbul, I used to utter my political opinion from time to time, […]

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Travel photo diary: Miami

I know, I know. I’ve been back from Miami for four weeks, but I still post mostly Florida pictures. I promise that this is one of the last big Miami photo posts – I have a good feeling that spring has finally arrived even in Massachusetts, and I won’t need to long for the south […]

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Outfit: Pink dress on Key West beach

Seriously, I always seem to get it wrong when I move. My favorite climate zone is in the south where it’s always warm, like in the subtropics or tropics. And still I end up in places where winters are way too cold, wet and long. Disappointing. I always feel better as soon as I am […]

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