Category Archives: Turkey

Miracles are Happening in Turkey!

In the summer of 2013, I had the amazing opportunity to live in Istanbul for a few months. The LDS branch [congregation] was made up of converted orthodox Christians, Muslims, and others which brought such a unique and sweet spirit … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi, Harems, and Dancing in the Streets

I’ve done more in the last couple of weeks than the majority of my travels this year. So I decided to be a little lazy and throw some of the random activities into one blog post for those of you … Continue reading

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Met a Deaf Family in Istanbul!

Had the most INCREDIBLE day! As of a couple of days ago, I am now staying with my friend, Melissa, from the LDS Turkish branch. We went to find a bank this afternoon at Taksim and as we were making … Continue reading

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Ramazan Dinner with my Turkish Family

I’m having an incredible time here in Istanbul! One of the best parts about arriving in July is that I’m here for Ramadan month (or “Ramazan” here in Turkey). It’s a month long fast (July 9th-August 7th) where Muslims fast … Continue reading

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Holey Moley: I’m in Turkey!

Dear Family, Today was the PERFECT first day in Istanbul! I am so exhausted but just so excited for my stay here in Turkey! THE DEAF DREAM This morning I left Germany and my wonderful “German family”. [I’ve been Au … Continue reading

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