Category Archives: Turkey

Other-worldly Armenia

Photos of Armenia on I haven’t made it to Armenia yet, but it seems like a fascinating place to spend a long weekend if the plane tickets are cheap.  When I first arrived in Turkey in 2009, there were … Continue reading

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Modern Greece and Turkey Explain Each Other

You Can’t Really Understand Modern Turkey Without Understanding Greece After visiting Athens, it seemed strange to me that the Greeks and Turks don’t get along better than they do. They share so much history — both were a part of … Continue reading

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Christian Vs. Muslim Turk War for Europe: Battle of Vienna

From the Vienna Museum:  “Rise Up, You Christians!” summoned Abraham a Sancta Clara, a preacher, in 1683, to rally against the approaching Turks of the Ottoman Empire to the gates of Vienna.

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