If you are new to Ankara, and American, you are likely having a bit of a mental breakdown this week. Yes, Thanksgiving is upon us and you don't know how you will live without sweet potatoes! Well, feast your eyes on these: The one on the left is an American Sweet Potato! There are a... Continue Reading →
Crate & Barrel!!!!!
Crate & Barrel has finally opened in Istanbul!!! Well, I'm not sure when it actually happened or where it is. What I do know is that the emails I get from them finally have links so I can shop online!!! I'm happy! Hubby? - probably not as happy as me!! hahahaha Here's the link: http://www.crateandbarrel.com.tr/
Guess who’s Coming to GOP? Hobi Evi!!!
A couple of weeks ago, I was walking home from the Atakule area, when I decided to stop at the mall in Yukari Ayranci? What's that? You didn't know there was a mall in Ayranci? Well, that may be the reason that there aren't many shops in it. Ansera Alisveris Merkezi has just a handful... Continue Reading →
Raising Awareness – Turk Kanser
Just a quick post to share - Last weekend, my husband and I did a 6.2 km run to raise awareness for cancer research. It was actually open to walkers and bikers too. There was no cost to join. There were t-shirts for sale and raffle tickets to purchase - these were really the only fund... Continue Reading →
Raising Scholarship Funds for ODTU & the Istanbul Marathon
Dear Friends, My husband and I are asking your help to raise scholarship money for needy students at Middle East Technical University. (ODTU/METU). The Eurasia Marathon (Istanbul) will be held this weekend. My husband and I will be participating in the smaller associated runs (15k and 10k, respectively.) We have joined the “ODTUMaraton” group, whose... Continue Reading →