Istanbul is incredible. Home to breathtaking architecture, delicious food, and some of the warmest, most genuinely hospitable people I have ever met on my travels, it’s a city I would love to visit again and again.
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Travel tales from my journey called life
The great Augustus, Rome’s first true great emperor. How could he have imagined that Rome, the whole world as far as he was concerned, would be in ruins. The city has grown up around it over the centuries. It feels like a precious wound, a heartbreak you won’t let go of because it hurts too good. We all want things to stay the same. Settle for living in misery because we’re afraid of change, of things crumbling to ruins. Then I looked at around to this place, at the chaos it has endured – the way it has been adapted, burned, pillaged and found a way to build itself back up again. And I was reassured, maybe my life hasn’t been so chaotic, it’s just the world that is, and the real trap is getting attached to any of it. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.
So it’s been really long that I penned down my travelogues here . The inertia was definitely not to write but all my energy was consumed by my journeys in the past few months after I quit my regular banking job . But I had to get back to what got me starting and here...
Generations will remember these days . One long wait .So here is to 100 days , alive , reading , scanning your old travel pictures , browsing through social media , waiting for a better future .
When you think Florence , you think Renaissance , Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci , Botticelli, Giovanni , Dante… Giuseppe Verdi once said, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” Everything about Florence seems to be colored with a mild violet , like diluted...
What’s the first thing you think about when you hear “Lake Como”? For me there are a few things that come to mind:
Money, George Clooney, Money, Villas, Money, and oh…did I mention Money? Luckily it’s possible to see a lot of Lake Como on a budget, without spending too much money.If you’re planning a trip to Italy, I hope you won’t pass up Lake Como – it totally exceeded my expectations in terms of how beautiful it was and how much I enjoyed myself.