Istanbul

Istanbul is so beautiful!  It is one of my favorite places that I’ve ever visited.  We stayed near Taksim Square, and the first thing I noticed that made me realize Istanbul is unlike anywhere I’ve ever been was that our taxi was inspected underneath with mirrors as we entered the hotel.  We then had to…

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Borscht!

The temperature has finally dropped.  After a summer spent indoors and two bouts with the air conditioner (who won both times), the high is now 80 degrees but the mornings and nights are perfect.  October is my favorite month.  I love Halloween, falling leaves, the crisp air at night, hoodies, pumpkins, and scary movies.  In…

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