Capital: Ankara
Currency: Lira
Language: Turkish

  • I'm very hungry. Where is the food?: Ya choke achim. Yemek nerde?

Turkey - the gateway between the east and the west. Some of the best and most interesting memories from my first solo trip are from this country. I experienced the city in Istanbul as well as the small town of Cappadocia and was surrounded by friendly, helpful people in both.

Originally, I was going to skip this destination because I was nervous about the area. After hearing from others who had visited, however, I decided I would make the trip and am incredibly happy that I did.  Also, I came back and now I live here.