Days out in Milton Keynes: MK11 Beer and Street Food Festival

The good thing about living in Milton Keynes is the city comes alive in summer with a range of outdoor events. Once such was the Street Food Festival that took place on 26-28 May – before…

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Dining like a Pasha in Milton Keynes

For those not in the know, pasha means a higher rank in the Ottoman Empire political and military system, typically granted to governors, generals, dignitaries and others. Hence dining like a pasha is the sort…

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Stylish by Name, Stylish by Nature: Istanbul’s Moda

Moda, the quirky, gentrified district on the Asian side of Istanbul is stylish by name and stylish by nature. ‘Moda’ incidentally means ‘fashion’ in Turkish and Moda is a joy to behold and explore living…

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Seven Brain-Boosters you should Include in your Diet

After the easy breezy days of summer come shorter days and darker nights and plenty to do on our list to keep up with. With the non-stop work load and increasing demands on your time…

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Turkish Food in Milton Keynes? Yes, with Melis

Melis, the first ever Turkish restaurant – to my knowledge – in Milton Keynes had been on my agenda for a while. As a Turk living abroad, it is quite common to hanker for a…

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