Istanbul street food, sorry it took me so long to discover you.

08.10.16 11:00 AM By Putri - Comment(s)

Being from Jakarta, the capitol of Indonesia(and street food district), I grew up eating street food as part of my daily diet. When I moved to Québec City where street food is inexistant, I didn't know how to feed myself for the first few months after my arrival, seriously.

We went on a trip to Turk...

Bosphorus Cruise

05.10.16 11:00 AM By Putri - Comment(s)

Bosphorus strait was one of the most recomended places to visit when you are in Istanbul. This is where two continents meet; Europe and Asia. The strait connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, and ultimately the Mediterranean. Its strategical importance has been known throughout history and ma...

Hagia Sophia

01.10.16 11:00 AM By Putri - Comment(s)

One question that came to mind as soon as I stepped in to the Hagia Sophia mosque : HOW IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THIS SPECTACULAR BUILDING BUILT WHEN ELECTRICITY WASNT EVEN INVENTED ?

I had to round up my pashmina tight around my head and neck, not necessarily to follow the dresscode but to prevent m...

Istanbul: Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)

28.09.16 03:01 AM By Putri - Comment(s)

This is truly the most grandiose mosque I have ever seen. It is amazing how people is proud and love their religion so much, they build such a grand and amazing place to pray and still keep it's serene ambiance. 

The Sultan Ahmet mosque sits juxtaposed with Hagia Sophia, it is definitely one of ...


17.07.16 06:44 PM By Putri - Comment(s)

If I have to describe Istanbul in one word, the word would be AWESOME. Pardon my simple and pitiful choice of vocabulary. Well, I can put fancy words like awe-inspiring, amazing, stunning, intensively impressive, or even magnificent, but this is my blog, written by my mediocre choice of words and si...