While driving southwards from Istanbul we stopped by the magnificent Iznik lake with mesmerisingly beautiful blue water. It is not surprising that a long time ago people decided to settle in this gorgeous place and build a city here. The … Continue reading →
My love for travelling, experiencing new places, getting to know new people and cultures has always been with me. I was born and grew up in Estonia, but have lived in various countries in Europe, and now also in Turkey. Academically I have studied Information Technology and International Development, and my work experience has been in IT, statistics, and tourism. I enjoy playing the piano and singing. And writing!
One cannot overestimate the importance of Anadoluhisari (Anatolian Castle) and Rumelihisari (Rumeli Fortress) for the Ottomans in conquering of Constantinople in the 15th century. Building Anadoluhisari Middle Ages saw the turmoil in Europe, the crusades, the fighting over lands, and … Continue reading →