Monthly Archives: September 2012

Best Week of My Life

So I think the title of this weeks blog pretty much sums it all up: I quite possibly had the most amazing and best week of my life.  After we returned from Bürsa, we registered for classes (which was really … Continue reading

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Beginning in Bürsa

This past weekend we traveled to Bürsa the first notable Ottoman Capital in Turkey.  I had been sick the few days before so I was thrilled to wake up on Friday morning feeling good and excited for the adventure ahead.  … Continue reading

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T.O.wards Understanding Istanbul

People say time is money.  I prefer to think that money is time—each dollar I spend (at least at the $7.50 hourly wage I earned scooping ice cream this summer) is roughly equivalent to 8 minutes.  A bus trip costs … Continue reading

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I Made It!

After a year of hoping and planning, my semester abroad in Turkey has finally begun and I couldn’t be any happier!  There were a few spilled things, a million butterflies in my stomach, and a long sleepless flight before I … Continue reading

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