FunkTravels Podcast Episode021

Episode021: When you drive to a ghost town in a borrowed car

Happy Thanksgiving to those in the states! We are off to Istanbul this week to visit some friends and explore the city we first met in so long ago.

This episode covers some of the updates about our language learning and how our 3 weeks in language school went. There are updates about the apartment and our visas as well.  This last week we saw our first movie in Izmir… did you now they have intermissions? And enjoy a little side story of using our friend’s borrowed car to drive out to a college ghost town to pick up second hands chairs!

Don’t forget to check out our recent blog post about language, aşure, and the organic market.

In no particular order:

EYE Language School (instead of Tomer)

GPA Method 

Turkish residence permits

Canadian Benchmarking for Language


The Arrival

Slumdog Millionaire

Gediz Üniversitesi İzmir in Seyrek- no website available due to closure, but you can read a list of closed universities just in the Izmir region (state)

3 month state of emergency for Turkey was extended back in mid-October for an additional 3 months


Picture of our new chairs

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Questions for the listeners:

What language learning games do you like? What games would you turn into a language learning games? How would you make language learning fun?

How would you feel about driving in a foreign country?

Would you drive out to a ghost town to pick up second hand chair?

If you are just now joining in:

We encourage you to go back into the archives and listen back to our first episode.  And we encourage you to go back and listen to Episode 9 to help get you up to speed on our big move!

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