Learning a Language is such a funny thing

Nothing is ever one to one. It would be a lot easier if that were the case, but sadly, it’s not. In English we organize our sentences with the subject first, verb second and object third. In Turkish, it’s subject, object, verb. Tricky, tricky. Or take smoking a cigarette, for example. In Turkish you don’t […]

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Istanbul Summer Recipes

  Written by Siobhan Yeo, Fitness Nutrition Coach and Founder of The Physique Method™     Fresh steamed Salmon fillets with Summer Garden Salad and Bulgur Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Makes: 4 Servings   Salmon Ingredients: •       4 x fresh salmon fillets (skinless) •       Sprinkle of salt and pepper •       1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges […]

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Fresh and Seasonal this Summer in Istanbul

  Written by Siobhan Yeo, Fitness Nutrition Coach and Founder of The Physique Method™ Istanbul is an amazing city for many reasons, but one of which is the fresh, seasonal produce that becomes available at this time of year.  Istanbul boasts some great farmers markets, which are really fun to find and explore. Now that […]

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Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Is there anything more delicious than fresh lemonade? I agree with you. No, no there is not. The other day I had several lemons, some strawberries and a good deal of fresh mint staring at me and begging me to make something out of them. Initially I was just going to make lemonade with honey […]

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Some Signs you are on your way to Going Native

1) Ayran is your preferred beverage of choice. 2) When choosing between a latte and Turkish coffee you chose Turkish coffee. 3) When going out to eat you no longer think, “Hmm, Italian, Thai, Indian, Turkish” but rather think, “Hmm, Adana Kebab, çöp şiş kebab, beyti kebab, iskender kebab, urfa kebab, etc.” 4) If you […]

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