Study in Turkey #3: How to get student residence permit?

 UPDATE AUGUST 2016 Hey guys! As every year (or even every few months) some changes are made regarding the residence permit procedures, I would like to advice you to check the web page of Göç Idaresi Müdürlüğü (Directorate of Migration Management), where you can get all the infomation.  Since the procedure of getting your residenceContinue reading “Study in Turkey #3: How to get student residence permit?”

Eelection madness 2015

Again elections are approaching. Turkish general elections will be held on Sunday, June 7th, 2015. The propaganda and all the election madness has been going on for the last 3 months. Here is just a short video from the Üsküdar square, where almost all the parties have their stands. Unfortunately I’ve turned off the videoContinue reading “Eelection madness 2015”

Northern Cyprus: The Island of Students and the City of Ghosts

Beach in Northern Cyprus  Slovenska različica je tukaj There is a beautiful island in the easteran Mediterranean. Island of Venus. An island which is divided. An island with the last divided capital city. Cyprus. The norhtern part of the island, oficially known as the Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC/TCKK) is defenitely worth visiting! SinceContinue reading “Northern Cyprus: The Island of Students and the City of Ghosts”

Study in Turkey #2

Interview, Bureaucracy and Moving to Turkey UPDATED! Hey guys!Few weeks ago I’ve posted first post with the information about scholarships offered by the Republic of Turkey (bachelor, MA and PhD). I have seen that many of you have read my post and also many of you asked me some questions. Last week I updated theContinue reading “Study in Turkey #2”

Skrit biser Mediterana, mesto duhov in otok študentov

English version is here. V vzhodnem Mediteranu se skriva otok, razdeljen na dva dela, ki ga množični turizem še ni preobrazil. Morda zato, ker republiko na severnem delu otoka uradno priznava le ena država na svetu. Ta država je Turčija. Če želite obiskati otok, boste morali z letalom najprej v Turčijo, šele nato boste lahkoContinue reading “Skrit biser Mediterana, mesto duhov in otok študentov”

Happy National Sovereignty and Children’s Day!

23 April is a holiday (bayram) in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. This day is dedicated to children. The idea is that children are the future of the nation, so they also have their ”special day”. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk dedicated the April 23rd to children in 1920 and since than, this holiday has been celebrated inContinue reading “Happy National Sovereignty and Children’s Day!”

10 tips for your holidays in Istanbul

Travel around the city by boat Since I live in Istanbul, Turkey, many friends and travellers ask me many questions before their visit. Here are some of the most useful tips I can give to you: Before arrival, check if you need visa for Turkey. Some citizens do need it and most of you canContinue reading “10 tips for your holidays in Istanbul”


Almost 12 hours without electricity.  Somewhere we finally have it, but in some parts the electricity is coming and going. Some district of Istanbul are still without electricity: as you can see at the photo, the hill next to us is totally dark.According to the media, trains, metro and tram are working again.

Dark side of Turkey: growing (domestic) violence

Sun, beaches, pallaces, sultans, empire, princeses,, rich history, exotic land. The bridge between Europe and Asia. The capital of the world… all the words describe Turkey. Many tourist which visit Turkey every year really like this country, some even that much, that after a holiday here decide to stay in find a job in Turkey.Continue reading “Dark side of Turkey: growing (domestic) violence”

It’s not only about baklava and Turkish coffee

Iskender kebap, Bursa This time I wrote a post for another travelling website, called #ilovejourneys. I wrote about the reach turkish cuisine. You can read my whole post here. // = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});