Sophia Anjum

Sophia Anjum

An ardent lover of reading and medieval history, she believes in the spiritually rejuvenating role of wanderlust in life. She is currently working as a student advisor/academic planner at LUMS and aspires to travel more and share her travel tales in a way that offers inspiration to those who have yet to take that journey. She tweets as @Gulbakawli (twitter.com/GulBakawli)

I found God in Turkey

“Whatever is meant for you, […], is bound to come to you. It may have to come all the way from Istanbul to San Francisco, or even by a more roundabout route, but it will come to you.” – Sheikh Mozaffar Ozak And that is how I found myself at the Dubai airport, waiting to board my next flight to Istanbul, wondering how on earth I ended up there. Wasn’t travel one of those things that other people did, but never me? Wasn’t it for carefree people? Surely not for me, for I have too many responsibilities. I am not a mom who leaves ...

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