A look back at 2021: Updates and Expat Life

**Well as usual, this is LONG overdue. I found this sitting ‘saved’ in my drafts and felt I should publish it although it’s currently March. Since this article was written I had an amazing and unforgettable two weeks wandering through France in February. I returned to Istanbul and almost immediately finally caught Covid. I have … More A look back at 2021: Updates and Expat Life

Happy New Year + Updates: A Book and Blog Posts…

Happy New Year y’all, wishing everyone good health in 2022! I’ve been working on a new much-needed blog update and will share a detailed ‘catch up’ post soon. However, I wanted to share some special news first. I hinted at this a while back but my dear friend, Matthew Rasmussen, and I have written a … More Happy New Year + Updates: A Book and Blog Posts…

Back to Antioch…

One of the 1st posts that I wrote here on GirlMeetsTurkey was about my trip 3 years prior to Antakya, or ‘Antioch‘ in English… in Turkey’s southeastern region of Hatay.  That post focused primarily on my love affair with the way they make hummus and also gave some background history.  If you want to check … More Back to Antioch…

Georgia On My Mind…

It’s been quite a hectic few months with the end of another school year, a visit from family, my own visit state-side and now, sitting here in the Istanbul heat, I find myself wishing I were on another holiday…somewhere a bit cooler in temperature and with really amazing FOOD.  That place would be Georgia…no, not … More Georgia On My Mind…