Olympos Antalya Turkey Tanderlust
Is Turkey Safe?

I get strange stares from people when I tell them that I traveled to Turkey. This stare is usually followed by questions like, “Is Turkey safe?” “How did you manage to travel in the current situation?” and something of that sort. Well, I guess you got a basic idea of what sort of questions I am bombarded with. Yeah! questions about safety. Also, no matter how many times I answer, the stares keep coming. Hence, I have decided to write a post & answer this question once & for all. Now, the next time someone asks me, I’ll only be sharing this link. Obviously, oneRead More →


Izmir is the second largest city in Turkey after Istanbul. During my time in Turkey, I got an opportunity to talk with the locals and 90% of them responded with Izmir as their favorite city in the entire country. This city is considered as one of the best cities to live in Turkey by expats and locals alike. If you are one of those who love to experience life in the city then you will probably love Izmir. THINGS TO DO:   CLOCK TOWER: The clock tower the most photographed site in Izmir. The best part is that it is located right outside the Konak Metro station. Although, you cannotRead More →

‘Travel’ a word which has inspired many people around the world to live outside their comfort zone. It is that inspiration which helps you explore your capabilities. I’m sure there are many of us who now & then think about leaving everything behind and taking the plunge. The plunge into the unknown land and self-discovery. And then there are others who are happy spending their life behind a cubicle. Check out some of the instances below & see whether you are born to travel or not. If most of the answers you give are a ‘yes’ in that case congratulations! You are in fact born toRead More →

Ephesus library

Let us rewind our time & go back in the history in this post, precisely 10th Century BC when Ephesus was built. Yeah it’s that old! Located in Selçuk in İzmir province of Turkey, it’s one of the most visited archaeological site and is also added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Every year lot’s of people from different parts of the world visit these ruins and are awed by the stories behind this astounding architecture. I know you must be thinking about why any city which is apparently in ruins would be termed as a UNESCO World Heritage site? There has toRead More →

best places to stay in Egypt

If you are looking for best places to stay in Egypt, then you have come to the right place. Below you will find a compiled list of places to stay depending upon whether you are solo travelers, a couple, or a group of friends or family. Egypt has plenty of accommodation options and choosing among them can be a challenging task. I get a lot of queries from people on which parts of Egypt I would recommend. But they fail to mention their budget and their preferences i.e whether they wish to see the beaches or history or simply visit the pyramids. Hence, to putRead More →

Olympos Antalya Turkey

Olympos is located in the Antalya region of Turkey. It is a pretty small yet beautiful town, where one can walk down to almost all the places.There are mountains on the 3 sides and a beach on the 4th side. So people can hike on the mountain as well as chill by the beach. And if you think it’s over then you probably don’t know that this place has a history which dates back to the 4th century BC. And yet, the exact date is still unknown. From the village, the beach is just 500 meters. And on the way there is an ancient Lycian city, completelyRead More →

As Aristotle has rightly said “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies”. One of the best part of traveling is making friends from all over the world. The other best part is being able to meet the same friends once again in their country. That’s what exactly happened with me. I was not only traveling around in Turkey, but also was meeting old friends who lived in the different parts of this country. All of this friendship started back when we met in Cairo, Egypt in July 2015. Those were the days when we had lots of fun & also promised each other thatRead More →