I know I have been writing about making wishes that come true. Once, I said I would love to attend Koray Avci’s concert and it happened. It came true.Another wish has just come true. Which one?I have always wanted to attend a traditional Turkish wedding. I wanted to discover the mysteries of the ‘Kına Gecesi’ … More The one with the Turkish wedding
We left at 4:40 am. Except for our bus, several more went from the hotel. Those who wanted to ride in hot air balloons also got into their transport. Strangely, they left at the same hour as we did. We could go later, since the balloons need time to get into the air, and it … More Hot air balloons in Cappadocia
A group of friends has a cafe where they meet all the time. An office worker feels relaxed between the shelves with sauces and pasta in a favorite supermarket at the end of the day. Even cats come to the same fences to purr about their cat affairs. It is in nature of all alive creatures to find a place and stick to … More One day at the park
‘Yüce dağ değil idum duman sardi başumiSevduğum beni ağlar ah benda sevduğumiKayik gelur uzaktan dalgalara karişmişDaha kavuşamadan mevlam ayriluk yazmiş’ . . . These are the lyrics that caught my attention while I was watching a Turkish soap opera months ago. Fascinated by the voice that sang them, I immediately searched to see whose voice … More A wish comes true
On the first day of my arrival in Ankara, I was greeted by other volunteers who had arrived before me. I recall the curious and smiling faces of them all and just had the thought that this will be the start of an amazing experience. And I wasn’t wrong at all to think that. Every day … More The beginning of everything
Spring has sprung and life moves with more colour in both nature and the people for the first time since November the sense of Turkish culture feels present, restaurants reopen and the streets feel alive with energy and joy. However, we were hit by a snow storm which caught us off guard a little, Snow in March in Turkey!! … More Finally it has happened to me…
Dancing is what makes me feel great, I didn’t dance for a long time, so the time I heard about the dancing club which had opened recently I decided to attend the bachata dance classes. I met a lot of new people, who usually can relax after working at the office by dancing. It was … More Being full of love to share!
Hello to the year 2021. I guess all people were waiting for the beginning of a new year in order to start everything from the very beginning. It’s like a tradition to promise yourself to leave everything in the past and plan your future. New Year is like Monday but the bigger event of course. … More You need to fall down and take a new skill…
The beginning of the winter was still quite warm. My friends and I started to prepare for the future celebration of New Year and Christmas. We decorated our apartment with hand-made stuff and planned our menu. But we didn’t know that there was no need to worry about this – we had received the email … More Say goodbye to 2020!
Winter is in full swing and February has seen temperatures drop way below my pre contrived perception of life in Ankara during the winter season. With such chilling nights it makes getting out of bed that much more a challenge as you know going outside will be an experience of shivering and seeking the next … More Colder nights and sunny days