Lifestyle, Travel

Strolling in the royal hunting grounds

Yildiz Park: the north point on the hill, you walk the slope down from here. Hidden in a silent lonely hill, away from the skyscrapers, hustle and bustle of the cafes, shops and bars, in an old suburb of Beşiktaş district lies Yildiz park (Yıldız Sarayı). The entrance to the park eluded me several times,… Continue reading Strolling in the royal hunting grounds

Emotions, Travel

Neutralize in the still void of the wilderness

The silent silver shoots with the ice capped peaks in the backdrop. I left the city for a break one winter. The break was like a desperate escape from the fast paced city life. I went to a village not even on the map. It was a 2 hour drive from the Argaeus Volcano (Mount… Continue reading Neutralize in the still void of the wilderness

Travel

An adventure in Ancient Rome

★★★★★ I was disappointed in a positive way when I read the Forbes article "‘Assassins Creed Odyssey’ Is The Perfect Non-Animal Crossing Lockdown Game" (read here), because it said everything that I wanted to say. The writer Paul Tussi literally stole the words from my mouth. Assassins Creed Odyssey is the game to play in… Continue reading An adventure in Ancient Rome

Lifestyle, Travel

Where “art” thou?

Despite being a non-art person there I was infront of the museum of art in Philadelphia. I know nothing about American history. None. I'm a bit illiterate in this regard. It's a bit understandable given that the Oxford history of India is so large and detailed I could never get the names or dates right.… Continue reading Where “art” thou?

Travel

The gem of Pennsylvania : Longwood Gardens

No one says it but it's true: America is beautiful, not just your ordinary metropolitan, clean and systematic niceness but actually as exotic and adventurous as any tropical country. The weather is perfect, warm enough for green foliage, colourful insects and wide enough for reptiles and wild animals. America is downright gorgeous. And I mean… Continue reading The gem of Pennsylvania : Longwood Gardens

Travel

The genie of the cave

Whilst travelling sometimes such trips pop up that are far more profound than others. Tourism is not only for relaxing enjoying and having a great time, sometimes they have an impact on your soul, they stir up a kind of spiritual portal inside of you which you never knew existed. It was enormous, the Gökgöl… Continue reading The genie of the cave

Travel

Hierapolis, the mysterious ancient healing centre

The east side of the travertines open for tourists, they are huge and sparkle like crystals. On a drive from a small city Denizli on a scorching hot day a scene strikes the eye with such awe that it leaves a person speechless. Situated right in the heart of the empty dry fields of the… Continue reading Hierapolis, the mysterious ancient healing centre

Travel

The wonderful sea : beaches of Kuşadası

Kuşadası town main square, a sea heaven! When it comes to travelling there are three places which can never go wrong : sea, forest and ancient ruins, pack them all together and you get the perfect travel experience. For all the fortunate people out there on the beaches, it's a gift like no other, but… Continue reading The wonderful sea : beaches of Kuşadası