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Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey, which is a transcontinental country, spanning Asia and Europe, has always been on the top of our list of places to visit.   It borders eight countries, is an Islamic country with a secular democratic government and has a very diverse cultural heritage. 817 more words


West coast road-trip day 2: Picnics and castles

For the second day of the road trip we headed south. After breakfast we tumbled into the car and set off down the highway to begin the journey. 719 more words


Metro Budapest, photo courtesy of ©© Derzsi Elekes Andor

April 19, 2014

I’m going to Budapest!

I’ve been accepted to Central European University’s Summer Program in Late Antiquity Studies in Budapest, Hungary and I am super excited. 497 more words


Turkey Unplugged - the Flight and Day One

For those of you who don’t know me, I am Andrea Brandle, a Canadian living in Singapore.  I have travelled to and lived in North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe but I had never been to Turkey.  1,176 more words

Mulla Nasruddin Stories -At the Hamam

At the Turkish hamam Mulla Nasruddin was being worked over very roughly by his attendant. Having subjected his client to uncalled for comments about his difficulties he ended his non-stop harangue by saying he always got the miserly ones who never tipped him for his pains. 37 more words

Benny Thomas