Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Change in 30 days!

My crazy 2011

So it's the end of the year and time to make some conclusions and analysis. I decided to start with my trips. I spent a lot of time in the air this year. Here is the small table of my trips for this year.

January: 30/01 Istanbul- Moscow

February: 09/02 Moscow - Istanbul
20/02 Istanbul - Bangkok

March: 02/03 Bangkok - Phuket
05/03 Phuket - Bangkok
08/03 Bangkok - Istanbul

April: 05/04 Istanbul - Moscow
16/04 Moscow - Bangkok
23/04 Bangkok - Istanbul

May: 10/05 Istanbul - Moscow
13/05 Moscow - Istanbul
22/05 Istanbul - Geneva
27/05 Geneva- Chebreux, Gruyere
28/05 Gruyere-Geneva
29/05 Geneva - Istanbul

June: 07/06 Istanbul - Geneva
10/06 Geneva - Istanbul
21/06 Istanbul - Antalya
29/06 Antalya - Istanbul

July: 01/07 Istanbul - Amsterdam
02/07 Amsterdam-Antwerp, Brussels and Amsterdam
05/07 Amsterdam to Istanbul
06/07 Istanbul - Izmir
08/07 Izmir-Istanbul
10/07 Istanbul - Antalya
17/07 Antalya - Istanbul
24/07 Istanbul - Antalya
31/07 Antalya - Istanbul

August: 28/08 Istanbul-Geneva

September: 02/09 Geneva-Nice
03/09 Nice-Monte Carlo-Menton - Nice
04/09 Nice - Antibes, Nice
05/09 Nice - Cannes - Antibes - Nice
06/09 Nice - Istanbul
11/09 Istanbul - London
16/09 London to Istanbul
21/09-04/10 - cancelled trip to the United States (New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas)

October: 12/10 Istanbul - Rome
16/10 Rome - Geneva
21/10 Geneva - Istanbul

I spent November and December at home. Never thought traveling can be too much :)

But now, slowly, I start to look to the sky again...

Monday, December 26, 2011

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Tiffany & Co

Saturday, December 17, 2011

X-mas mood in Kanyon

December 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011


Upcoming Christmas, New Year and one personal celebration inspired me for this post. Few shots from my place.

December 2011

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Autumn in my City

It was very nice walk in a cold November day around Eminonu, Spice Market, Gulhane Park. The colors were amazing, the atmosphere was charming so I couldn't resist the desire to take some shots.


November 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Coco Chanel Quotes 2

* Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
* Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
* Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.
* Great loves too must be endured.
* Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
* How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
* I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
* I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
* I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
* In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Celebrate Autumn in the Tuscan Style

And here is another event, I organized for IN last week at our newly opened restaurant Peymane. La Cucina (Bogazkesen Cad No65/1 Tophane). It was really great and I can say I did a good job for a first time as a host ;)



October 2011

Internations event for expats

There is a nice site for networking for expats, in case you don't know it called It is global community and you can join it no matter where you live. It brings together locals and expats in country of your current residency.
Yesterday we had expat only event @ Movenpick Hotel.

Istanbul/ Turkey

November 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Coco Chanel Quotes

* A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
* A woman has the age she deserves.
* A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
* As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
* Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
* Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
* Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
* Elegance is refusal.
* Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

to be continued..

Monday, October 17, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Eternal City

Here I am, hitting the roads again. I am enjoying the last days of summer in the amazing city, where every corner, every building is full of history. I realized that you can`t just visit Rome for a week or so. That's why I will come back and stay here for some time. There are so many things to discover here!!!

October 2011