TURKEY - Expat Articles

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8 Dec at 9 AM

Indonesian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Dian

Dian is a Mother (and housewife), an Indonesian author, blogger, ghost writer, Graphic & Web Designer, online Turkish-Language-teacher. Since April 2005, she is living in Alanya, Turkey as she married with a Turkish man. So, the now chapter of her life is Long Vacation in Alanya. Already publish a duet traveling book about "Best of Turki"...
29 Oct at 9 AM

Canadian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Christopher

Christopher is a twenty-something year old Canadian who finds himself living in the historic city of Istanbul. Teaching is his profession, but writing is no less a passion in his life, as evidenced by the large, diverse portfolio of work that can be found on his blog. Not to mention, Chris has been published in several esteemed magazines in...
13 May at 9 AM

Australian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Lisa

Eternally curious, Lisa Morrow never stops asking questions and trying to learn about life in modern Turkey. She has published an essay collection called "Inside Out In Istanbul" about life in the city, writes a blog of the same name and has had articles published on Australia’s ABC Drum Media website and in LALE magazine, an International...
25 Mar at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with David & Leah

David and Leah are both from Michigan, but have called many places home in the last several years. They got married after college and worked in Virginia for a while. Then they packed up everything they owned, put all but a couple of suitcases into storage, and moved overseas. They've been working at an international school in Turkey since...
20 Mar at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Turkey - Expat Interview with Kassandra

Kassandra is a 5th grade teacher who feels fortunate to have Izmir, Turkey as her current address. Originally from the United States, she always loved to travel but did not get the chance to do so extensively until she made a move across the Atlantic. Now she has opportunities to visit (and fall in love with) places that had never before been...
13 Mar at 9 AM

Norwegian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Sissel

Sissel is a norwegian girl who travelled to Alanya, Turkey for the first time in 2002. There she, as many other girls, fell for the charm of a turkish boy and it lasted for about a year. Not being able to forget the boy she once met she again went to Alanya in 2009 and the lovestory continued. This time she decided to take a chanse and packed...
20 May at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Lonna - American Living in Turkey

Lonna Lisa Williams has been writing since she was four years old, after her father died, when her mother collected the poems she spoke. In love with words, Lonna wrote childhood stories and plays, eventually publishing books. "Like a Tree Planted" is science fiction, and "Selah of the Summit" is fantasy. “Crossing the Chemo Room,”...
9 May at 9 AM

British expat Living in Antalya, Turkey - Interview With Michael

Michael West, is an English guy who after marrying a Turkish girl decided in 2002 to pack up and head of to the country of his wife\'s birth. His decision has been one he has never regretted although the first years were a difficult time. He and his wife are now settled in the beautiful Turkish coastal city of Antalya and he has no intentions...
18 Apr at 9 AM

Born in Italy, Raised in NYC, Expat in Turkey - Meet Alba

Alba Brunetti came to İstanbul for 10 days in 2009 and stayed for a year. She says she knew that İstanbul had captured her heart from the moment she saw the lights of the city from the plane. Alba was looking for a life change and a place to pursue her dream of being a writer. She found not only a new home, but also an inspiring subject in...
18 Mar at 9 AM

American Expat in Turkey - Interview With Ellen

Ellen Rabiner fell in love with travel as a teenager when she toured as a violist with a youth orchestra, traveling to China, India and Nepal. After practicing law in Los Angeles for a few years she returned to New York and embarked on an international career as an opera singer, performing in France, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Japan. In...
2 Mar at 9 AM

Scottish Expat in Antalya, Turkey - Interview With Billy

Billy Watson is a Scottish man who was married to a Turkish women for 14 years. It was during that time that he moved to Antalya and he continues to live there to be close to his son. He also stays there because he has a lot of friends in the town and prefers the climate there to the constant Scottish drizzle. His website is a personal blog...
25 Feb at 9 AM

Expat Interview with Katharina - German/Dutch Expat in Turkey

Katharina grew up in Germany and The Netherlands within an international family. Before moving to Turkey she happily lived in Amsterdam where she was working for the literary publisher Penguin Books UK and leading a long distance relationship with Bülent. About 2 years ago she decided to make the move and call Turkey her new home. In her...
14 Feb at 10 AM

Expat Life In Antalya - Ellen on Living in Turkey

Local Expert Series: Expat Living in Antalya by Ellen Rabiner One of the things I love about Antalya is that it's a big enough city to have a cultural life that includes Symphony, Opera and Ballet companies, but it's small enough to know where the action is on any given night. This makes socializing a lot easier here than it was for me...
7 Jan at 9 AM

US Expat Living in Istanbul - Interview With Joy

A Midwest-born girl and East Coast transplant, Joy has been living as American expat in Istanbul, Turkey, for a little over 2 years. She cooks, eats, travels and writes about her Turkish adventures on her blog, My Turkish Joys (Expat Blog Awards 2012 for Turkey gold winner - see listing here). Professionally, Joy continues to work as a...
6 Nov at 11 AM

British Expat In Turkey - Expat Interview With Linda

Linda Kaya gave up her career in social work and moved to Turkey from England in 1998. She married her Turkish husband in 1999. They have lived in different areas of Turkey, having moved house 15 times to date Linda blogs at Ayak's Turkish Delight (see listing here) Here's the interview with Linda... Where are you originally...
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