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I Came to Athens…And I Got Punk’d

I arrived in Athens knowing just two Greek words: Opa and Ouzo. Other than this being the home of Apollo and the Acropolis, I knew nothing about this city. In fact, Athens wasn’t even on my “must see” list. The only reason I’m here is because my Turkish visa was about to expire and I needed […]

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Finding Bliss in Büyükada

  In Istanbul, the symphony is always playing. The honks of car horns, screeches from worn out break pads, shouts from shopkeepers desperate to sell their goods, all make for a city soundtrack that is on constant ‘replay.’ It’s a lively and energetic urban beat, but sometimes you need to hit the ‘pause’ button. For a […]

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