While walking down İstiklâl Caddesi and seeing all its crowds and street art was definitely one of the highest highlights of my time in Istanbul, another hugely great part was taking the ferry over to the Asian side of the city. We wandered around, got coffee (twice, obviously), and had some food. We even sent our postcards (because… Read More Ferrying to another Continent: the Asian side of Istanbul!
Rome is eternal and thank god for that. I have to be honest, when we were touching down at Fiumicino I was a bit nervous about being back in Rome. After moving away and EVERYTHING that had happened in the succeeding 10 months (including giving away an organ and getting my PhD– it was a… Read More The (nervous, excited, regular?) Return to Rome
I have extremely mixed feelings about Venice. On one hand it’s gorgeous and surreal. On the other, for a variety of reasons it makes me a bit gloomy. However, Venice in the not too hot sun is glorious. Now I’m not going to give you the hackneyed photos of San Marco, the Rialto, and the Grand… Read More Venice in the Sun