Turkey Travel

The 10 Best Turkish Foods according to The Food Girl in Town

The 10 Best Turkish Foods according to The Food Girl in Town

Turkish foods have a long and rich history; sometimes sweet like pistaccio-filled baklava, and other times salty like briny village cheese. A mix of Middle Eastern, Balkan and Central Asian, cuisines it consists of delightfully diverse dishes — and everything comes with a dollop of […]

Market day in Eğirdir | Turkey

Market day in Eğirdir | Turkey

Thursdays is market day in Eğirdir: You’re lucky I’m even telling you about the tiny town on a small spit of land far far away in the lake district of Turkey near Isparta.

Second Breakfast — the most appreciated meal at Çadır Höyük

Second Breakfast — the most appreciated meal at Çadır Höyük

From the top of the mound you can see the dust of Sadik’s van before the green beast crashes into view — Ayoup’s whistle blows from somewhere and calls of “pidos!” ring throughout the trenches. It’s time. We slowly wind our way down the incline […]

The return to Turkish delight

The return to Turkish delight

In six days, I’ll be jumping on a flight to Istanbul to work on an archaeological dig for a month! I went to Turkey for the first time in 2012 to work on the excavations at Çadır Höyük and I’m excited to journey back to the lovely town […]