Expat Magazine


  • The Voodoo and the Juju

    Voodoo Juju

    I love when I stumble upon a great link or some amazing photos on the net. Better still when they relate to my part of the world. Read more

    The 08 November 2010 by   Holli
  • Turkish Etiquette / What Not To Wear

    Turkish Etiquette What Wear

    When you enter a Turkish home you remove your shoes and put on the slippers provided. Your host will say "hos geldiniz" (it's nice you came) and you will say... Read more

    The 13 November 2010 by   Ellen
  • The Muffin-top Menace of 41

    Muffin-top Menace

    My birthday is looming and for the first time I’m reflective and contemplating the reality of aging.I reached the supposedly momentous FOUR O last year, and... Read more

    The 24 November 2010 by   Holli
  • Cursing the Darkness and Lighting the Candle

    Cursing Darkness Lighting Candle

    Part 1. THE DARK NIGHT Blackouts happen fairly frequently here, so when my internet disconnected at 9 AM on Thursday I didn't get too upset about it. Read more

    The 28 November 2010 by   Ellen
  • First Impressions

    First Impressions

    When I arrived in Antalya I was met at the airport by Mehtap, who welcomed me with a kiss on both cheeks. This is the standard greeting for friends and... Read more

    The 12 November 2010 by   Ellen
  • The Ex-Pat Community

    Ex-Pat Community

    I've been quite the social butterfly this week. On Halloween I went to a party advertised on the Antalyaexpats.com website. I wrote to Aysun, who published the... Read more

    The 06 November 2010 by   Ellen
  • Happy Holidays (unless You're a Sheep)

    Happy Holidays (unless You're Sheep)

    Mary had a little lamb. She killed and ate it on Bayram. When I returned to Antalya after the summer (I don't know how anyone stays here in the summer when... Read more

    The 21 November 2010 by   Ellen
  • Letters to Shiloh - the Anatomy of Loss

    Letters Shiloh Anatomy Loss

    Forks stab through soft flesh at plates, wine stains lips…The dinner conversation lulls. I invite you in. Bursting in my mind, you are up to your mischief, a... Read more

    The 05 November 2010 by   Holli

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