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La douleur de lâcher prise

(dear English speaking readers: regular service in English will resume soon) « Mais ça fait mal! » C’est une phrase que j’entends souvent, une phrase que je pense encore parfois.  Ça fait mal, la première fois quand on monte sur Read more…


Solitary Pursuits and Deeper Connections

In a few short weeks, my time at my cousin’s in rural France will come to an end, at least for a little while, when I rush back to Germany to make peace with my home country, finish the studies Read more…


The Joy of Missing Out or Whatever Happened to Lapland

Just a little warning: You’re about to read an uncool story! It’s not the kind of story that deserves inspirational Instagram hashtags or that tells you to get out of your comfort zone more. It’s a lush winter story about Read more…


From Sweden to France – A Reflection on Winter, Handstands and 2018

Bye Sweden! You’ve been great! And so was 2018 (and there’s still a little more to come!) As I am starting this blog post, I am sitting in the departure lounge of Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, reflecting on the last Read more…


Social Circus in Mardin part II – Of Festivals, Food Poisoning and the Worth of NGO Work

Hi there! Now let’s at least try to conclude the summer tales before the first snow falls – maybe it already has where you are, but let me assure you that even though I travelled further north and am currently Read more…


Breaking the Rules – Trail Burnout between Istanbul and Iznik

Welcome back! So this is the post that was meant to be about the big hike, about the Sufi Trail, this pilgrimage like path  leading the roughly 800km from Istanbul to Mardin. Hiking this trail was a big part of Read more…


Szentendre to Subotica – Of ice cream, borders and growing pains

Hı folks, fırst a lıttle dısclaımer regardıng the tımıng and locatıon of thıs post: As you can see from the lack of dots on my ı’s, I am wrıtıng to you on a Turkısh keyboard (ıt took me quıte some Read more…


Life Sign I – Budapest/Szentendre

Hey, beautiful people who are following my journey, here we go! Time has passed so quickly since I hopped onto an early morning train at St. Pancras International, London, last Sunday, and became a turtle once again. For a time Read more…