Category Archives: Eating Out

US Trip Part 3: Oregon Beach House

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

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US Trip Part 2: Oregon Family Time

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

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Blogger’s block and a stomach bug

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

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Summer road trip part 2. Çıralı.

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

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Summer road trip part 1. Side and Phaselis.

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

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Discovering Cappadocia, or a trip of friendship

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

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Winter in Kayseri

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:

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Take me back to Constantinopole (part 2)

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.

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Istanbul not Constantinopole (part 1)

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.

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Mountain monkeys

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.

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