Adventures in Street Eats: Burek in the Balkans

From the very first time I ate Burek – a usually savory and almost always flaky stuffed pastry prominent in the Balkans – it has been hands down one of my favorite street snacks anywhere. I’ve been putting down these palette-pleasing pillows on the streets of the region for nearly a decade now, and while […]

Here’s A Few Reasons You Should Go to Amasya, Turkey

While many fly into Turkey dead set on seeing only Istanbul and its ‘East meets, shakes hands with, and then fists bumps with West’ vibe, those in the know realize that Istanbul is just the tip of the iceberg of Turkey’s wonders. One of these wonders is located a distant – yet surprisingly comfortable – […]