Monthly Archives: June 2011

Miraç Kandili | Kandili Nights Turkey

Known as ‘Miraç Kandili’ in Turkish, Lailat al-Mi’raj marks Prophet Mohammed’s night journey to heaven and is…

The Sounds of a Traditional Turkish Street | Daily life of a Turkish Street

If you asked me to describe my street in Adapazari, there is little that I could tell…

Pregnant and Living in Turkey | Being Pregnant in Turkey

Being pregnant is an emotional time for all mothers especially first time mothers like me.  But pregnant…

Syrian Crisis | How Ordinary People Are Helping

Recently Angelina Jolie visited Turkey to meet with the increasing number of Syrian refugees that are coming…

Recycling in Turkey | Living in Turkey the Green Way

Recycling in Turkey I was inspired the other day by an interesting post on a forum about…

The Weekly Pazar in Turkey

The Weekly Pazar in Turkey or weekly Market is the best place to shop.  Every Thursday in…