Afros and oh’s… being black in Turkey

I wasn’t sure if there was something wrong with the way I was dressed , if perhaps I had something on my face or stuck in my teeth but it felt like everyone around me was staring at me. I was well aware of the fact that I was the only black person in most…

New beginnings

This year only just started yet so much has happened already. We’ll probably be so exhausted when we get half way through it but I just hope it’s doing to get better in the new future. The last couple of weeks have been overwhelming for everything I believe but all this havoc has taught me…

Love is…

I felt like starting this post with a popular bible verse which I believe goes beyond different religious beliefs and is relate-able to every human being. Love is patient, Love is kind. It does not envy. It does not boast. It is not proud. It does not dishonor others. It is not self seeking. It…

Love Poems

Roses are red and blood is too. And the more roses i get from you, the more my heart bleeds too. I won’t lie,  I’ve come to the point where the road  split into two. And I don’t know what to do. He makes me smile, like you do too. Sometimes he makes me cry….

My five travel tips for Istanbul

Some people say that if the world would have one capital city it would definitely be Istanbul. Unfortunately I haven’t been to most of the worlds biggest cities yet to attest to this but I’ve been fortunate enough to see the beauty and chaos of Istanbul. Formally known as Constantinople the capital of the Byzantine…

C’est la vie and it’s beautiful if you let it be.

The worst semester of my life just ended. Yes! Finally! Jesus is Lord! Hallelujah!!!! I am pretty sure you get the point.I was super stoked. In between classes and tutoring I couldn’t take a trip anywhere and as I take my trips very religiously, I couldn’t think of a better time to take one than…

Five tips on how to get out of your head.

I never knew what a blog was until a high school friend of mine once suggested that we start one. We were in our gap year, had all the time in the world and we were trying to figure out what to do with it. We never actually started the blog but I kept the…

Why you should study in Turkey.

So you’re probably looking for a change of environment as an Erasmus student or maybe just looking to have an interesting experience studying abroad and where not better to do that than when where Europe meets Asia. If Europe, Asia and the Middle East had a baby , it would be Turkey. I always hoped…

How to spend a day in Bodrum

The first few months of adjusting to living in Turkey were such a pain and in my quest to fall in love with my new home , I decided to travel. I hadn’t ever been to a beach so when I saw pictures of Bodrum I instantly fell in love with the place and I’ve…

Summer things to do in Turkey

Schools finally over, your vacation from work is here, the sky is clear , the suns out and party anthem season is upon us. It’s summer time baby! If you’re like me you’ve probably been dreaming about summer all spring and how much free time or personal time you’ll have. For most of us this…