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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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Monochromatic Black in Paris

I love Paris, I love everything about it. From the stunning architecture and the kind, open-minded people to the museums and exhibitions: the city is enchanting in so many ways. I never get tired of visiting it and rediscovering its beauty. I had the opportunity of spending three days in Paris last week as part of a study trip my university organised. So of course, I took it. There was so much to see that it was impossible to fit…

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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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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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Beauty 101: Traveling Essentials and Tips

I’m a complete beauty addict. I love how make up can make you feel more powerful and confident or even transform your entire look. So, I decided to create an article series devoted to this topic called Beauty 101. I am going to cover the basics and share interesting tips and tricks. Traveling often seems to get in the way of my regular skincare and beauty routine and I used to struggle with breakouts and clogged pores during trips. To avoid this and…

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