MTV Cribs

The following is an MTV Cribs special presentation.

Come on in MTV Cribs, let me show you around the Topkapı Palace, which is  a large palace in Istanbul/Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years. And now it’s mine for a couple of seconds. Fuck what you heard it’s mine, it’s mine. So let me show you around.
As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a major tourist attraction and contains important holy relics of the Muslim world, including Muhammed’s cloak and sword. The palace complex consists of 4 main courtyards and a couple of smaller buildings. And the smaller buildings are as big as the hood I used to live in. Back in time the palace was home to approximately 4,000 people. And now I live here alone, because I upgraded myself to this:

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The Shit I’m Wearing: Ayasofya

When I got to the plane to Istanbul I was determined to not use my Iphone. No pictures, no calls, no internet. Nothing. Just me and the city for one whole week. But as soon as I drove up with the cap into this metropolis I couldn’t resist. Like I captured the pics in my brain, but I needed people to see what Istanbul is about.

So I took my ass to Hagia Sophia, a former Greek Orthodox church, which  later became an imperial mosque and now is a museum in Istanbul/Turkey. This place is almost 1500 years old. Like imagine how many people where walking in and out of this monument. Even the thought is just surreal. So at the end of the day this The Shit I’m Wearing thing came out without me having the intention to do so, because vacations are made to relax or nah?!
But I think the though of “When Occident Meets Orient” is captured perfectly (no bragging!).

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Wanna shop the look?
1. Sweater: Asos
2. Shorts: Topman (similar here)
3. Shoes: Converse

Blue Mosque

A city that is crowded in a way I have never seen before, with 14 million people living there. And I thought New York is big. But wohhaaaa, Istanbul is taking it no another level. But I honestly like that rush, because it’s positive stress for me that is kind of transforming into energy. But different from New York is the fact that in Istanbul you decide about the level of rush, if that makes any sense.

This city is full of beauty. Not only architecture, the weather and the city’s structure, but the hospitality, people that I met and the people I were with made this trip so special (but let’s not get sentimental). Like honestly I laughed so hard everyday.  And I wish I could tell you about the things that happened to me, the jokes we made, but I kind of feel like this blog has not the capacity to handle it in a written way. So I am going to try it with pictures.

And here is one thing I learned during my trip: when you plan shit, destiny is just laughing at you. I really learned to not take things that serious and just relax the shit out of myself. And it kind of made me understand life a little bit more.

So here are some very first impressions (there is more to come though):
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