Ephesus
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Ephesus

The next chapter of my vacation started in Selçuk, a small touristy town located near the famous ancient city of Ephesus. My journey there from Eceabat was a lengthy one, but, as I mentioned earlier, I didn’t much mind the coastal drive in my comfy travel bus. My hotel was just a short walk from the … Continue reading

Primo Produce
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Primo Produce

Easily one of the happiest discoveries I’ve made since moving to Turkey is how abundant and fantastic its produce is. Friends and family know that my diet for most of my life has left much to be desired, but since living here I’ve really done my best to try embracing new tastes and different foods, … Continue reading

A Musical Extravaganza!
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A Musical Extravaganza!

As you may or may not know, my roommate Yalda is pursing her Master’s in music performance here in Istanbul. She plays a traditional stringed instrument called the tar, which originates in her native Iran, and her studies and thesis focus specifically on music from various regions of her country. She and other Iranian (plus … Continue reading

A Day in Photos
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A Day in Photos

Finally some fun stuff! These are some pictures I’ve taken since arriving, some just with my iPhone, others with a proper camera. I didn’t bring the right lens out with me today, so I wasn’t able to capture as much as I’d have liked, but I’m feeling more comfortable now with getting around and being … Continue reading