Gratitude in Istanbul
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Gratitude in Istanbul

We sometimes get stuck in our comfort zones. I remember the first time someone suggested that I visit Istanbul; it felt too far away. “What would I do there?” I’d ask. Plenty of people would rave on about how Istanbul’s one of those really great places with great markets and interesting sights to see. “Sure, … Continue reading

Why Alhambra Is Still My Favourite Thing in Spain
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Why Alhambra Is Still My Favourite Thing in Spain

Before I moved to Spain, I had read a lot about the history of Spain, its people, and its position in Europe. While some places in Europe are, quite frankly, less fascinating in terms of their history, Spain has always stood out to me for its extremely diverse culture. Perhaps part of that is because where my parents … Continue reading

Why Do I Keep Dreaming About Spain?
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Why Do I Keep Dreaming About Spain?

I’ve been having some strange dreams lately. When I say ‘strange’, I refer to how vivid, surreal, and aesthetically beautiful these brief portraits have been. One of these dreams made me feel oddly emotional, while another one felt completely natural. How does any of this make sense? It all started three weeks ago, when I dreamt of … Continue reading