The Newseum in Washington, DC and why news is vital for democracy

One of my favorite museums that I have visited throughout the country and world is the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Newseum is filled with displays that had me giddy, especially since I heavily studied history, political science, and journalism. The Newseum offers something of interest to everyone who visits. The tickets are around $25… Read More The Newseum in Washington, DC and why news is vital for democracy

Turkish food tour for your tastebuds

My first days in Istanbul, I treated myself to many meals in my own company. I ordered some typical Turkish/ Middle Eastern fare: hummus, kofte (meatballs), doner kebab, and baba ganoush. All were freshly prepared and sold an inexpensive price. Turkey: a surprising location for a cheese-lover’s destination. Feta and other soft cheeses were a constant… Read More Turkish food tour for your tastebuds