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The return

Merhaba, readers! (That’s hello in Turkish).

Some of you might remember my old blog, Lauren in Istanbul, from my semester at Boğaziçi University. I’m headed back to Turkey at the end of the month, this time through a Fulbright grant to teach English in the Anatolian city of Çorum. 146 more words


Miniatürk | Marketing Ourselves on Bağdat Street

Ugghh…we are tourist failures this trip!! We are definitely learning a “Work from Home” lesson this week…while it made sense for us to spend our “holiday” in Istanbul on a weekday, we forgot that a big part of the “HOLIDAY” piece is actually taking time off of work :-(. 1,000 more words


From Istanbul to Selçuk, the hard way

Remember my recent post about flying by the seat of my pants? And how it sometimes bites me in the ass? Well, I totally did it again. 1,096 more words


Fresh work!


“Galata cross section” done by MB to her friend Hazal Çiçek.

place: Galata tower, İstanbul, Turkey


Istanbul - world capital

Ansgar is going to two continents. Abendland und Orient


The Murals of the Chora Church

The Chora Church in Istanbul is considered by many to be one of the finest surviving examples of religious Byzantine architecture. Although beginning its life as a church, the Ottomans converted it into a mosque, and now it pulls in the tourists as a museum. 337 more words