Yasmin Gulec

Yasmin Güleç is a freelance culture, nightlife, politics and food reporter born in Istanbul, Turkey and based in New York. She claims to be Anthony Bourdain's #1 fan and has worked for CNN, National Geographic and Annie Leibovitz Photo Studio.
The Sentimental Reason the Dining Table is So Important to Turkish Culture
It's so much more than just a table.
Aug 27, 2022
Why I Make a "Wall of Stuff" as a Love Letter to Each Place I Live
From Istanbul to New York, it's a collage I carry with my wherever I go.
Aug 22, 2022
10 Things to Add to Your Last-Minute, End-of-Summer Bucket List
There is still time for one last hurrah before schools open back up, work picks up, and the autumn leaves begin to meet to ground.
Aug 14, 2022
How to Ask Someone to Pay You Back (Without Making It Awkward)
According to etiquette and money experts.
Nov 3, 2021
7 Things I Didn't Know About Halloween Until I Moved to the United States
Stateside celebrations of the spooky holiday are just different!
Oct 27, 2021
5 Easy Ways to Read More (Without Spending a Fortune)
You can still support authors and bookstores on a budget.
Oct 21, 2021
Here's How to Ease Back Into the School Year if You're Attending IRL
Experts and students weigh in on what they're looking forward to — and worried about — to learn in-person.
Aug 13, 2021
This New Service Wants to Make Online Shopping Even Greener
Say goodbye to cardboard boxes and eco-guilt.
Apr 22, 2021
10 Easy, Money-Saving Changes That Will Make Your Kitchen Much Greener
Why pick between being eco-conscious and thrifty when you can do both?
Apr 7, 2021
Moving Back With My Parents During the Pandemic Was My Only Choice
It was also the best thing for me.
Mar 27, 2021
Here Are 7 Simple Lessons That Will Help Brand New Plant Parents
Less stress, more greenery.
Mar 23, 2021
11 No-Cost Ways to Show Yourself Love at Home
To you, love you.
Mar 3, 2021
12 Small but Effective Ways to Make a Difference This Year
Without leaving your home.
Jan 23, 2021
10 Bad WFH Habits You Didn't Realize You Started — And How to Fix Them
It's time to reboot your WFH life.
Jan 12, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Make Sure Your New Year’s Resolution Survives the February Slump
80 percent of resolutions fail—but yours don't have to.
Jan 6, 2021
8 Habits That Helped Me Reclaim My Lunch Break From Unhealthy WFH Boundaries
You deserve the midday break!
Dec 2, 2020
We Asked, Activists Answered: How to Stay Engaged In Your Community Right Now
How to keep the momentum going, from people putting in the work.
Nov 4, 2020