Many people could visit Istanbul and never leave Sultanahmet – the tourist hotspot. And with good reason: there are so many incredible things to see and do that, during a shorter visit, it might not even be necessary to begin to explore the rest of the city (See The 6…

View Post

I love preparing my own food. I plan weekly meals and buy the ingredients that I need so that nothing goes bad and so that I don’t have to sit with the ‘what-are-we-eating-tonight’ problem. I’ve always looked forward to cooking that first meal whenever we have moved or been away…

View Post

We lived in Istanbul – one of the largest and densest cities we’ve ever experienced – for a couple of months and…Istanbul is crazy. There’s a lot going on all of the time, which is why came up with the perfect way to escape the craziness. It is not easy…

View Post