A Long Weekend in Bucharest

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019​To be honest, Bucharest was never on my list of places to visit. I had heard people compare it to Paris, but they say the same things about Montreal, and, as much as I love Montreal, it doesn’t really have anything in …

Islam vs. Feminism

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019One of the most difficult topics for Muslim feminists is the lack of support they get from mainstream Muslims. Many Muslim men are completely opposed to the idea of feminism, and many Muslim women are afraid of it being un-Islamic and having …

Be Bop a Hairbands

This post was last updated on January 28th, 2019​As I mentioned in a previous post, I won several items in the TopVintage summer giveaway, among them two accessories. One of the accessories I won was this super cute hairband from Be Bop a Hairbands. One side features a green/white gingham …

What’s It Like in Athens?

This post was last updated on February 24th, 2017When people find out that I choose to live in Athens they are usually surprised, if not outright shocked. Generally, they ask how it is to live here during the crisis, especially as a German citizen.  Typical Athenian architecture. (Pixabay) Unsurprisingly, Athens …

Vegan Travel: Corfu, Greece

This post was last updated on February 1st, 2019In 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: I …

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, out …

Vegan Nutritional Needs

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