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Kerry Arslan

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24th November Teachers Day | Teachers Day in Turkey

On the 24th of November every year is Teachers Day in Turkey. After the victory of War…

Never Return an Empty Plate | Turkish Traditions

Never return an empty plate is a Turkish tradition I quickly learned.  Not long after we moved…

The 10th of November in Turkey, Commemorating Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

At 09:05 on the 10th of November in Turkey in 1938 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk died at the…

Bringing Your Children Up in Turkey |Children and Religion in Turkey

A topic that was recently raised on the facebook group, U.K. nationals with Turkish Husbands/wifes/partners was: How…

Bringing Your Children Up in Turkey |Children and Religion in Turkey

A topic that was recently raised on the facebook group, U.K. nationals with Turkish Husbands/wifes/partners was: How…

29th October Cumhuriyet Bayramı | Republic Day in Turkey

On the 29th of ever year Turkey celebrates Cumhuriyet Bayramı or Republic Day in Turkey.  This day…

Üzüm Pekmezi | Turkish Grape Molasses

Üzüm Pekmezi is very popular here in Turkey and throughout the Middle East.  Üzüm Pekmezi is a…

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…