I follow a lot of travel blogs and traveller groups on social media. Solo travelling is something that is mentioned over and over again. It is today’s hype and everyone seems to be doing it. Today I saw a post … Continue reading The Age of Solo Travelling – a trend to follow?
I had been meaning to go to Germany, specifically the Bavaria region, for a very long time. And so, when my brother’s girl told me that she will be doing a student exchange in Nuremberg, I told myself that this … Continue reading The Bavarian dream
…to make yourself a priority? Continue reading 2019… Will this be The year?
If you want to understand the society Nelson Mandela grew up in, this is definitely THE book I would recommend. About the author: Born on this day in 1903, Alan Paton was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist. The … Continue reading Book Review: Cry, the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton
Christmas time always represented an emotional time for me. The lights, decorations, people meeting each other in a festive atmosphere, the smile on someone’s face who’s receiving a gift. All of that conjure some emotions that are difficult to put … Continue reading ’tis the season for magic and shimmering lights
This year I wanted to invest in some Christmas themed books, I longed for stories that are suitable for all the family, and which we could cherish and reread as part of a family tradition in the years to come. Continue reading First Aid Books for the Christmas Spirit
Most of the times, we end up travelling to the most touristic cities, because we do not know where else we can go. However, at other times, fate leads us to these unknown places that end up being so much … Continue reading Gaziantep – Turkey’s gastronomic gem
A bittersweet tale with plenty of insights into the meaning of life, our need for connection and some truly delightful illustrations. A book I recommend in preparation for the festivities to come. Continue reading Book review: The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I arrived in Istanbul not knowing what I was going to find. I was curious about how the feel of this city was going to be like. A city that I had been hearing about for a long time. What … Continue reading The beautiful mosaic that is Istanbul
The rating for this book on Goodreads is a solid one, however many were disappointed by this collection of poems, with some readers even questioning whether
“these poems are just
by hitting enter”
(what about free verse?) Continue reading Book Review: milk and honey, by Rupi Kaur