Vegan Travel: Corfu, Greece

This post was last updated on February 1st, 2019 In 2016, I had my first vegan travel experience. After years of traveling as a vegetarian, I was curious how much more difficult it would be to find vegan food, or if there was even going to be a difference. Update: …

What Is Zero Waste?

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019 ​In today’s society, we rarely think about the consequences of purchasing products with extra packaging or with a short life cycle. Most of us have never seen a landfill, so once we throw something in the trash it’s out of sight, …

Vegan Nutritional Needs

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019 Last week, I was contacted by a young Pakistani vegan who asked me about some of the nutrients that are difficult to obtain through a vegan diet. She pointed out to me that many things that are recommended in the vegan …

The Muslim Perspective

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 I’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 …

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, 2017 I 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 …

Traveling on Your Own

This post was last updated on January 16th, 2019 When 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 …

Ethical Fashion

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019 After 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 …