PERSONAL

All things personal. Take a peek and get to know me while I’m chattering about traveling solo, expat life, local culture, politics, humanitarian principles and a lot of other stuff- the world is so rich.

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…

Top 10 reasons why I love Istanbul

At the moment of writing this blogpost I got an message from Nevzat telling me to not go out because of unknown threats. We soon learned that a coup attempt was going on and ever…

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…

Top 10 reasons why I love Florence

Although I live in one of the most beautiful city’s in the world, Florence will always have a special place in my heart. I’ve lived in that wonderful city for quite some years and I…