My Plant-based Journey

(Türkçe’si altta/Turkish below) Why and How Have I Become Vegan? Run, Forrest, Run! My transition to vegan life started primarily because of sports. I participated in a running race for the first time in April 2017 and I enjoyed it very much. It was very inspiring to see many other runners completing 21k in that…

The 10 Best Vegan Podcasts to Listen to in 2020

THIS ARTICLE IS WRITTEN FOR VEGAN SISTERS. Staying Informed as a Vegan While going vegan, I did a lot of research and watched many documentaries and videos about nutrition, animal rights, the meat industry, vegan cooking, and so on. However, it is essential to keep up with all the new information coming out every day….

The 5 Best Traditional Vegan Dishes from Poland

This article is written for vegan sister. Click to see it. Is Poland Vegan-Friendly? Before going to Poland, I never expected it to be vegan-friendly. However, at the end of my trip, I literally said ‘I can imagine myself living in this country as a happy vegan’. Learning a few vegan phrases would be really helpful but,…

Poland in 5 days

Summer 2019 – We got the shortest Schengen visa we ever had (15 day-long, single entry), which was so disappointing for us; however, there was no other choice but go visit Poland. In the end, we were so happy that we could do that trip. We realized that Poland was quite underrated even though it…

South is calling! – Albania

Southern Albania has been calling us for the last couple of years and finally we made it! In the beginning of June 2019, we had a chance to see Dhermi, Saranda, Ksamil, Butrint, and Gjirokastra. Such amazing places! Places like Maldives but cheaper 🙂 They offer crystal clear water, lovely beaches, and greenery. Butrint takes…

My Ultimate Kosovo Guide for First-timers

Have you ever thought of visiting Kosovo? It is not only the youngest country of Europe, celebrated its 11th birthday on February 17th, but also has the youngest population. Average age of the population is 28. This young country with old history offers a lot to see. Kosovars The population of Kosovo is 92% Albanian…

Göcek Archipelago

Göcek is the heaven of yachts. Having been in Fethiye in Mugla Province many times, I hadn’t seen Göcek islands and coves until this summer since these places can be visited only by boats. As a group of friends, we had a chance to rent a yacht and explore those breathtaking spots and it’s turned…

Belgrade: Perfect union of Sava and Danube Rivers

I had the pleasure of visiting one of the most beautiful capitals of the Balkans in April 2019. Although the meaning of Belgrade (Beograd) is ‘white city’, I found the city quite colorful. We stayed at a hotel (Masion Royal) on Knez Mihailova, one of the oldest landmarks and the main pedestrian street in Belgrade….

Sarajevo – Last stop of 2018

In mid-December of 2018, I visited Sarajevo, one of the underrated but well worth a visit cities of Balkans. 3 Ethnicities and 2 Presidents To me, the most shocking information about Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) was that they had a bicameral (with 2 separate assemblies) legislature and a three-member Presidency composed of a Bosnian, a Serbian…

Amsterdam

I visited the capital of the Netherlands in August 2018 with 10 teenage kids from Kosovo. It was a business trip for me as my duty was to take these students to a one-week summer school in the Science Park of  University of Amsterdam. Even this campus was startling for me. We stayed at a…