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Turkish Trekker

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added on 19/12/2012 by: mmayovsky
Matt is originally from Seattle, WA, USA. After living in Seattle for nearly five years with his Turkish wife, he left his job in finance which he held for nearly 10 years to relocate to Turkey.
 tags: Bursa, English, Istanbul, Teaching, Turkey
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 Latest posts on Turkish Trekker

It's Been A While....  Posted on 01/18/2014
I am a terrible blogger...I know. There's been many changes in my life since my last blog post, but a few things have remained the same:I am still in Bursa, TurkeyI'm still married to a beautiful Turkish girlMy Turkish still...
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Living and Working in Bursa  Posted on 09/04/2012
I’m often asked what it’s like living and working in Turkey, particularly what it’s like living in Bursa. Many people want to know about the cost of living in Bursa, how difficult is finding a job and what the quality of...
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Family Life  Posted on 08/26/2012
Moving to Turkey has been a massive life changing event. I couldn't have done it with out the help of a few very important people here in Turkey. I've talked about the value of friends in previous posts, but this time I will...
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Renewing an American Passport in Istanbul, Turkey 101  Posted on 08/23/2012
I recently paid a visit to the US Consulate in Istanbul. My passport will expire next March and I will not have much time before then to start the renewal, so I started early. This is the my second visit the the American Consulate in...
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Turkish Friends  Posted on 08/16/2012
One of the greatest things about moving to a new country are the new people you meet and the friends you make. I wanted to take a moment to introduce a few of our friends. By the way, I don't have pictures of all of our new friends in...
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Dumpsters in Istanbul  Posted on 08/16/2012
While visiting our friends Mert and Didem in Istanbul's Yesilkoy neighborhood, we came across some beautiful and different art. Everyone knows what a dumpster looks like and how unappealing they are to the eye, but take a look at some...
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Contacting Turkish Companies in English  Posted on 08/14/2012
Since my summer vacation is coming to an end, I realized I had so much to do with so little time. I needed to call the bank, set up Digiturk (Turkey's satalite TV), call TTNET (my ISP), Vodafone Turkey (my cell company) and do some...
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Banking with Garanti  Posted on 08/12/2012
The Garanti bank logo.I want to share an experience I recently had with my Turkish bank, Garanti. First off, I want to note that I do not bank with Garanti by choice. Since my employer directly deposits my salary to Garanti, I'm kind...
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Traveling from Turkey  Posted on 07/13/2012
One of the greatest things about living in a country like Turkey is the close proximity of so many other European and Asian countries. Since moving to Turkey, I haven't been able to travel as much as I would have liked, but I have...
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Cats in Turkey (Turkiye'de Kediler)  Posted on 09/16/2011
Before coming to Turkey in 2006 for the first time, I knew little about the country. Of the many things I have learned about Turkey over the years, certain things stand out in my mind and I continue to be amazed at such things.Cats. I love...
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  • loverlygirl 22 December 2012 11:50:03

    thats really great

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