A, B, C easy as Bir, iki, üç...as simple as do, re, mi? May 6th 2011 As I flew over the gigantuous city that is Istanbul, noticing the many minarerts coming off the mosques, it struck me that I did not know ONE Turkish word. Not one. Feeling like an incredibly naive traveler and ignorant American tourist, I leaned over to the Swiss lady next to me who had lived in Istanbul previously and embarrassingly asked her "uhhm, how do you say hello in Turkish?" Merhaba, she ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
Joy: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying.
I find joy, among many other things, in travel.
So, I create opportunities to go.
Life is short and the world is HUGE.
Graduation brought freedom. To go. I love kids. I love travel. I'm not ready to settle down and not sure I want to teach yet...thus, nannying in Istanbul came about! I will be playing big sister to a three year old ... full info