10 Traditional Turkish Foods you must try!

When talking about Turkish food most people only know Döner Kebab or Turkish coffee or the famous Turkish Delight. Turkey has many more delicious platers that are worth discovering. Here is a list of 10 traditional Turkish foods you must try. Kumpir: This is my favorite traditional Turkish food because it's delicious and filling. Kumpir [...]

2017-10-21T00:48:06+00:00 October 18th, 2017|FOOD, Turkey|0 Comments

My most vulnerable moment

There was only 20% battery life on my phone and today was the last day I could go shopping. "My sister and friends would never forgive me if I don't get them anything. What can I do?" I was getting worried. My Turkish was poor because of that I didn't want to ask any stranger [...]

2017-09-14T16:58:37+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Journal, Turkey, Videos|9 Comments

Is it safe to travel to Turkey: The truth about my trip

It was 10 am, Sunday, December 11th, 2016. The notification light on my phone constantly blinked.  Half asleep, I managed to look at it. I had a  couple of snap chat messages, Facebook notifications, a message from Yildiz (my Turkish friend) and then Breaking news from BBC. I unlocked my phone and checked the news [...]

2017-09-14T16:54:21+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Journal, Turkey|21 Comments

The 7-Day Guide to Istanbul

As you walk on the streets of Istanbul you will hear pop music blasting through the speakers while the call to prayer is being echoed in the background. It is the city where the West meets the East, physically and metaphorically.  I spent 7 days in Istanbul. These are my recommendations. p.s:  (*) Signifies places [...]

2017-10-07T17:39:43+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Turkey|12 Comments