My (failed) Quest To Find The Perfect Sunrise

Those of you who follow me on facebook know that I've recently taken to posting a sunrise picture or two from my balcony every morning. (If you aren't following me on facebook, feel free: This daily habit has had me thinking as I go about my day about other places that might make for good... Continue Reading →

Not A Good Time To Be East Asian

This is Happy China. It is a Chinese restaurant in Beyoğlu that was just opened six months ago by Cihan Yavuz. Just this past week, Happy China was vandalized by Turkish protesters who are angry at China over the mistreatment of their Uighur population (or Uygur, or Uyghur depending on who is doing the reporting in... Continue Reading →

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