Kina Gecesi and Gelin Alma are unique traditions for Turkish weddings. I not-so secretly wish we had the Gelin Alma ‘Fetching of the Bride’ tradition in the states! But alas, I am married and don’t really want to repeat any of that! Moving on to part 3 of our Turkish wedding series, we finally arrive […]
People in America think weddings are a lot of work, and probably that their way is the best way to get married. Yes, yes, I will agree that there is a lot of planning for the American wedding, but it’s only one event! But here in Turkey the weddings have way more too them. I […]
Have you seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding? The family is slightly crazy and everyone has an opinion about how and what should be done for a wedding. Turks and Greeks are very different, I know, but here in Izmir, they share some of the same history. So naturally, I thought there could […]
Hello! One of our favorite parts about Turkey is the food! So in episode033, we discuss each of our top 10 list of foods we love in Turkey! We were surprised to see what each other did or did not have on their list! Also, at the beginning of this episode we talk about the local […]
The Black Sea region in Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful coastline and mountains in the country. This article will serve as your ultimate travel guide to Trabzon, Turkey.