Selcen Ciftlikci Selcen Ciftlikci

Selcen is an avid globetrotter and Istanbul based writer & editor. She has a BA in American Literature, an MA in Cultural Management and likes reading about travel, food, arts & cultures. Always on the look-out for her next adventure, Selcen’s dream is to keep exploring the world, pen, paper and camera in hand.

Altın Günü: A Guide to Mastering the Five Elements

Altın günü (Literally Gold Day) is not just a get-together of women, it is ...

Diwali in Istanbul: The Indian Festival of Lights

In November, Yabangee contributor Devanshu Bawa and I were invited to the Indian Diwali ...

The Myths of Turkey: Sarıkız

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl with shiny blonde hair that ...

The Woman Married to Mount Nemrut

In late 1881, the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin received a strange letter ...