Good Morning from Istanbul

December 5, 2011

Morning Lovelies! I made it to Istanbul!! I actually landed yesterday and have been out and about since then. To say I’m TIRED is an understatement.  Like I really could be sleeping right now but who goes to Istanbul to sleep?

I’m headed out shortly to indulge in everything that is the Grand Bazaar!!!! I can’t wait! Well I can wait a bit because I’m starving and this place attracts anywhere from 250,000 – 400,000 people daily.  Yeah, I don’t wanna be Angry Black Girl in the Grand Bazaar. I’m already getting lots of stares just walking around.  Oh and they think my mom is Oprah. I have no idea why!

Mommy Dearest & Me | Kitchenette - Istanbul

Alright, I’m off to find a croissant and this man! Fresh Pomegranate Juice? I’m in!

Oh and funny stories about my first night here that I have to share in a separate post.  But let me just say how I love connecting with people from different cultures and realizing we share many of the same experiences. We are ALL human and so much more alike than we are different. Shout out to Semra and Dess!



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Toya | The Limerick Lane December 5, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Those glasses look fabulous and I’m so excited to hear more about your trip. I will have to put Istanbul on my bucket list.


T. Nicole December 20, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Yes, Istanbul is a Must See! I also hear the Turkish Riviera is FABULOUS…so of course I want to go now. LOL


Mecca December 20, 2011 at 12:44 pm

I love this blog!!! I want to see more pics from Dubai!


T. Nicole December 20, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Thank you so much! I really appreciate that. I am prepping posts as I write this!


Levon April 1, 2012 at 3:02 pm

I’ll travel anywhere that makes fresh pomegranate press. Awesome pic…..


T. Nicole April 3, 2012 at 11:35 am

I think I had a glass every single day I was there. Unfortunately, they weren’t all good but at $2 I couldn’t really complain.


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