Museums · Throwback · Turkey

Five More Things to See and Do in Istanbul

Hey everyone! My last post was a recap about my time in Izmir, a beautiful, lively city on the Aegean. I also spent a few days at a resort in Antalya, and then went to Istanbul for four days. While I’ve been to Istanbul many times before, there is always something new to see, do, or… Continue reading Five More Things to See and Do in Istanbul

Travels · Turkey

Rediscovering Izmir

A few weeks have passed since I returned from Turkey. This was my big international trip of the year, and I hadn't visited since September 2017. Overall, I had a great time, much like my past trips. I was able to spend time with my boyfriend and his family in Izmir, relax at a resort in… Continue reading Rediscovering Izmir

Background · cover · Moving Abroad · Programs · Teaching · Turkey

Fulbright, or How I Moved Abroad

Studying abroad left a big impression on me. I loved the challenge of communicating in a different language, being able to explore a new city on my own without cell phone service (this is before I knew about downloading Google maps to use offline), and learning about different cultures and ways of life. However, studying… Continue reading Fulbright, or How I Moved Abroad

Ankara · Throwback · Turkey

What I Miss (and Don’t) about Living in Turkey

Happy New Year! 2019 is here, and with it a new year of planning and traveling, both domestically and abroad. I'm working to build consistency with this blog and have a wider variety of posts, which is a continuation of my goal from 2016, so please look for more posts in the future! This post… Continue reading What I Miss (and Don’t) about Living in Turkey