Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from….the USA! Surprise surprise surprise I am home and it sure does feel great! Now, if you are like my dad and sister you might be surprised by this announcement because I was not supposed … Continue reading
Hello, hello, hello! Do I have a good story for yall or what and it involves my most recent travels to the Ukraine. Yes, for some reason just saying Ukraine doesn’t ring to well so my friend and I have … Continue reading
These are way overdue. A few sneak peaks into my study abroad experience in Turkey lately to go along with these and of course these too. I am sure they are applicable to other study abroad/life experiences. What happens 95% of … Continue reading
It’s time for my latest obsessions of the respective month. In case you are clueless to this, here are links to my previous earworms…with many of those still obsessions of mine.
8tracks.com –-> while I love spotify for running and selecting my own music, while abroad 8tracks has come through with actually being accessible outside US territories. All the other favorited radios online are unfortunately blocked.
pinning, pinning and more pinning. I think I was on a pinterest.com hiatus because I can’t do many of the things on it that I wanted too so it was quite torturous. However, with less than a month until I am home, I have been inundating myself with inspiration from holiday treats to cool DIY gift sets like this ice cream one and all the millions of mason jar recipes –> holy cannoli.
Turkish Breakfast –> See this post for explanation.
Shopping!!! I have gone a little wild with making sure I get everything I want before I am saying görüsürüz to Turkey. We won’t mention how many of those items are kitchen/cooking/baking related.
Planning future trips! –> Kiev in “the Ukraine” in 2 days with my friend Allyce –> insert happy dance!
Happy December everyone (:
Turkish breakfast hands down has been one of my favorite memories past-times during the past 6 months. Yes eating and food are absolutely and undeniably an acceptable past-time. Not to mention it can’t be just one of my favorite memories because … Continue reading
Istanbul is a grand enormous city. With a population quoted anywhere from 14 to 18 million, the city is sprawling and nearly 5 to 6 times the size of the Chicago – the city I am closest too back home. … Continue reading
A couple weeks ago my professor and I ran into each other and he asked me this: karadenizde gemilerin mi battı? “Did you see your ships sink in the Black Sea?” He said I looked very sad when walking down … Continue reading
Istanbul is an awesome city to map out. In my last few weeks here in this great city I have been trying to visiting all of the different areas. In my search for some cool places to scope out throughout … Continue reading
The Spice Bazaar the Egyptian Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı) is one of the most frequented sights in Istanbul. While the Spice Bazaar is really cool, I am a bigger fan of the bazaar area in the surrounding area – especially the … Continue reading
It’s another edition of Partaking in Istanbul Eats! Yesterday I found myself on a little adventure with some friends. Now for this post I will just focus on the eating portion, but I will be sure to let you know what … Continue reading