American Outlook American Citizen Services United States Mission, Turkey December 2014 Newsletter For a formatted version of the newsletter, please visit the following link: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/turkey/1131523/Documents/Newsletter_December_2014_3.pdf Featured in this issue: Message from Ambassador John Bass Direct Deposit Payments of Your SSA Payments While in Turkey Turkish E-Visa and Sticker Visas at the Airports in Turkey... Continue Reading →
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 61,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people... Continue Reading →
Remember the blog, My Turkish Joys? Well, it's My Traveling Joys now, and what a JOY it is! Here's a little Christmas joy for you, just click the link below for fabulous photos: 13 German Christmas Markets in 5 Days in 5 Cities ~ My Traveling Joys. Merry Christmas Joy!!!
Last week, my friend Marlene sent out an email informing fellow expats that The Chocolate Art would have Christmas chocolates available on December 8th. Marlene is a great friend to have - she knows all you need to know as an expat in town. Although we have mostly been "virtual friends," we finally met this year. And... Continue Reading →
In case you missed this last week, we were named one of the "Inspiring Expat Blogs on Turkey" by the Hurriyet Daily News! You can read the article by clicking here. We joined the likes of some of our best blogger friends: Natalie at Turkish Travel Blog; Alan at Archers of Okcular; and Duke at Captivating... Continue Reading →
In Philly we have food trucks!! In Ankara, I found this: Now that's what I call a food truck!!! For more information, visit the Mack House website: http://www.mackhouse.com.tr/
Did anyone else notice that the Pope visited Ankara last Friday? I learned of the Pope's visit Friday morning. Upon hearing the news, come kind of warmth came upon me. I got excited! I learned that he would be visiting Anitkabir and had a few other stops. But no schedule was posted anywhere. Not even... Continue Reading →