It’s been 10 months so far that I’m in Ireland, my forth country of residence. During my stay, I’ve been astonished or couldn’t get used by many things that I wanted to share: (more…)
A_ Hi! Where are you from?
B_ Turkey, the city called Adana. Have you ever heard?
A_ Not really…
B_ Do you know kebab?
B_Adana is the city where kebab originally come from, Adana kebab!
This is typical dialogue I had tens of times. Then the conversation continues about the matter that the kebab known in Europe is not really kebab, it’s doner (döner) which in Turkish means “rotary”, and it’s not kebab. (more…)
As a person coming from a muslim country, it was the first time for me to see a Pumpkin Festival. I was so happy and excited for that. Yayy! Believe me or not but also one of my dreams was spending Christmas or Thanks-giving (for me not so different) with local people. Imagine how I was desperate. Lol. No worries! I already spent my Christmas with locals last year. Still eating turkey is pending, but it is okay. I watched a lot of American movies. Well, Halloween could be the other important event to be spent with locals. Local means for me, people who celebrate an event by their own culture. (more…)