Traveler: Aslı Filinta – Fashion Designer & Founder of ASLIFILINTA
Asli, when did you escape? In May, 2014.
What was the purpose of your travel? Sugar-white sand, aqua waters and meditation!
With how many people did you travel? We were two.
Where did you stay? At the beautiful Zebra.
What did you most like about the trip? Meditating while smeared with clay and honey.
Could you share an unforgettable memory about the trip? The experience of the sacred Mayan sweat bath; Temazkal!
Your most surprising find during the trip? Walking into a Bar that’s playing Turkish Psychedelic Rock!
Favorite restaurant or food you have tried during your trip? Hartwood and El Camello Jr.
What is the must tries of the city? Cool down at Gran Cenote, a freshwater cave, 20 mins from Tulum.
Any hidden gems you could whisper to us? I loved the beaches and the laid back atmosphere in Tulum but the most fun I had was exploring the cenotes (fresh water pools) that are hidden back in the jungle.
Would you go back? Any minute!
Any tips that might be useful to know before going there? Using sunscreen could save your life!
Next stop you would like to visit? Wat Suan Mokkh, Chaiya, Thailand.