Adventures & Stories

Say more often ‘yes’ to new adventures. Step out your comfortzone, there’s no time to be bored in a world like this!

A farewell letter to Istanbul, my love!

And no matter how hard I try to explain, nobody understands how I can be in a relationship filled with so much love and hate at the same time. Dear Love, We’ve only spent a…

24 hours in Sofia: Bulgaria’s capital (Part II)

Sofia’s National Art Gallery is Bulgaria’s national gallery and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. The palace was built for the Prince Alexander of Battenberg, the first monarch of Bulgaria after the liberation. Entrance…

24 hours in Sofia: Bulgaria’s capital (Part I)

The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral, built in Neo-Byzantine style. It serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and it is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals…

Common misconceptions about Istanbul

The city is full of rabid dogs and cats. The city indeed is full of stray dogs and cats. They are everywhere. Literally. You will see them sitting on cars, sleeping in parks, lying in…

25 tekenen dat ik een echte Turk ben

Naar Turkije verhuizen vond ik niet moeilijk. Hier wonen ook niet. Het land is prachtig, Istanbul is geweldig, Turken zijn gastvrij en vriendelijk.. Nee, dat was allemaal geen probleem. Echt integreren in de maatschappij daarin…