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Caught Up In The Moment

Lately, I’ve been caught up in the hecticness of every day life. It’s been a while since I have taken a moment to write or take care of myself both mentally and physically. After a foot injury this summer I had difficulties working out or being active at all and completely let go of my healthy routines such as workouts. This combined with all of the temptations of food while travelling has led me to just kind of give up…

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Serenity: Bali Travel Diary

Life is hectic. It is stressful and messy especially in a city like London. There is always something going on, somewhere we need to be and something that needs to be done. We tend to focus on our personal micro-universe even though we are constantly surrounded by thousands of people rushing around. All of them have their own sets of lives, problems and hectic schedules. That ‘s why I often feel the need to take a step back and slow down…

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Peru Travel Diary: Machu Picchu

A highlight of our trip to Peru was definitely exploring the Machu Picchu ruins. They are part of a highly sophisticated ancient Incan city located in the midst of mountains at an altitude of 2340 m above the sea level.There are two mountains directly surrounding the ruins. Montaña Picchu is the higher mountain while Huayna Picchu is more famous since it is often pictured in the background of photos. We decided to hike up Montaña Picchu while we were there, which…

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Letters from Sevda: To New Beginnings

Exciting news: I moved to London to study a fashion business degree and I am beyond excited. The last three weeks have been a whirlwind of getting lost, running around like crazy and trying to take in as many impressions as possible.There is so much to explore and do that it can be a bit overwhelming at times but finally, I feel like I have settled in or rather gotten used to the fast pace. Getting out of your comfort…

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Peru Travel Diary: Arequipa & Cusco

It is finally time to share some of my impressions from the Peru trip I took with my sister. This is the second post in my ‘Peru Travel’-series following our adventures and showing the different places we visited. The first post in the series showed our itinerary and gives a more general look at our trip. For this post, I decided to write about the cities Arequipa and Cusco because we stayed in these places for the longest time and got…

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Ephesus Travel Diary

The last two months have been crazy because I feel like I have been all over the place. After spending three weeks in Peru and travelling through Germany, I just returned from a family vacation where we travelled between Paris, Istanbul, Giresun and Izmir. We spend a total of nine days in Izmir and took the chance to not only relax at the beach and soak up some sunrays but to visit the close-by ancient Greek city Ephesus for a day…

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Letters from Sevda: My Peru Itinerary

3 days ago I turned 21 which is just crazy and time has been flying ever since spring. I spent the day in Paris with my family and had a hectic but great time over there. Right now, I am in Istanbul and checking in to update you on a recent travel adventure: Peru. Me any my sister went to Peru for three weeks during May and explored the beautiful Peruvian landscapes, the local cuisine and experienced the culture first…

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