The Muslim Perspective

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019I’m not a religious person. There was a time where I actually practiced my religion, but I was never conservative in my views. I do love my religion, though, and having studied Islamic Studies and worked with historical texts, I do feel …

And the Winner Is…

A few weeks ago TopVintage, the leading European vintage inspired online store, held a giveaway. The prize was a complete summer look, including a dress, a swimsuit, two accessories, and a pair of shoes. Much to my surprise, I was the winner. Even more surprising was the fact that I …

Expat Life in Greece

This post was last updated on February 24th, 2017I was born and raised in Germany to a German mother and a Turk from Bulgaria who left his home country due to the lack of individual freedoms under the Communist regime. This background always made me different from the rest of …

Traveling on Your Own

This post was last updated on January 16th, 2019When it comes to traveling, there are three types of people. The first group consists of people that don’t enjoy traveling. I have only met a few of them as they’re a rare species. The second group enjoys traveling for the purpose …

Ethical Fashion

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019After the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, even less informed people found out about the inhumane conditions under which workers in the fashion industry have to produce clothing for fast fashion brands. In reaction to the building collapse, which killed more than …

How I Became Vegan

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019When I was 12, River Phoenix died. Most people who were born in the 90s probably know his brother Joaquín better. In some articles that were published in teen magazines, it was mentioned that he was a vegetarian (actually, he was a …

Why Blogging?

This post was last updated on February 24th, 2017​I have always loved writing but have yet to find the perfect format for me. I have dabbled in song lyrics, journalism, academic writing (duh!), screenplays, poetry, and, most successfully, short stories. With regards to creative writing, inspiration would come and go, …