On Tuesday morning, I was sitting in possibly the best living room in the world, not minding if we spent the whole day there, when somebody mentioned shopping. Advertisements
Posted in Eating Out, Events, Family, Food, Holiday, USA, Vacation
Tagged Beach holiday, beach house, family time, Oregon, twin rocks beach oregon, US trip
I accomplished so many firsts on this trip. A lot of them were to do with food (I might have to do a separate blog post about just the food) and quite a few were to do with wildlife. I … Continue reading
I`ve left it too long to blog. There were so many things I wanted to write about – a very difficult second quarter, equally difficult third quarter, a trip to Istanbul, a trip to Ankara, a trip home, a new … Continue reading
Posted in Eating Out, Expat life, Kayseri, Ramblings
Tagged expat, expat blog Kayseri, expat life, Expats in Kayseri, kayseri, Kayseri blog, life in Kayseri, Radisson Blu Kayseri, turkey, Turkey blog
Thinking back, a road trip was a great way to start Michael’s parents Colleen and Ted’s stay with us. Extended time on the road and evening sitting around a dinner table at various seaside cafes gave us lots of time … Continue reading
Posted in Eating Out, Expat life, Family, Holiday, Travelling, Turkey, Uncategorized
Tagged Beach holiday, Cirali, Konya, Turkey holiday, Turkey road trip
We were on a mission – to show Michael’s parents, who came to stay with us for a few weeks, some Turkey, including one of our favorite places here – Çıralı. Now judging from this photo you might think we … Continue reading
August 26, 2014
Tagged Beach holiday, Cirali, expat life, Kayseri blog, Konya, Mediterrenian, Renting a car in Kayseri, Road trip, Side, Side restaurant, The Mediterranean Sea, turkey, Turkey blog
Cappadocia is probably one of the most visited places in Turkey so it is weird how we hadn’t been there in the 6 months that we have been living in Kayseri, considering it’s a little more than one-hour drive away. … Continue reading
The winter came to Kayseri quite suddenly. This was November 1st, the time of year in Siberia when you are already wading knee-deep through snow or at the very least through cold muddy puddles:
January 20, 2014
Tagged coal, Erciyes, expat, expat life, Expats in Kayseri, kayseri, Kayseri blog, life in Kayseri, pollution, turkey, Turkey blog, turning 30, turning thirty, winter in Kayseri
If you did as I suggested and listened to the song about Istanbul, it should be playing in your head right now. I know it is playing on a constant loop in mine.
January 7, 2014
Tagged Bosphorus, carts, chestnuts, chupra, fish, Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sofia, Istanbul, salep, seafood, simit, stray cats, stray dogs
Now that I wrote that title, the song is stuck in my head. So before you read the post, watch this video so that it gets stuck in your head, too.
Every morning we see a snow-capped peak of mount Erciyes. In fact, it can be seen from almost every point of the city.In the photo it’s to the right of mount Ali.