Don’t Smell Me Wrong

Name two things that should never have contact with each other, besides Keanu Reeves and the screen. If you chose sweaty feet and carpet, you win today’s prize (to be announced). Join me on a journey down your olfactory passages. I’d like to take you to Istanbul, the home of great food, breath-taking scenery, wonderful […]

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Teşekkürler is a Word that Comes to Mind

I was apprehensive when my traveling partner, Sven the Swedish Monk-slash-plumber-slash-baboon trainer, suggested we enjoy a long weekend in Istanbul with his mother. We’d been to Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt, and I’d never really enjoyed how tourists are treated in these countries. In the end, however, I gave in. He was paying. He’d had a […]

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