Author Archives: ChinaLatina

About ChinaLatina

Creative • Art Director • Traveler. Food + books + movies. China-Latina born in Hong Kong, traveling the world. martha-lee.com

Songül & Beyza

Saving the best for last – Songül and Beyza, my ex-flatmates in Istanbul eight years ago. Songül, doubtlessly, has the biggest influence in my life in Turkey. Without her, I wouldn’t be able to experience the Turkish way of life … Continue reading

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Love from New York to Istanbul

Can’t leave out this then-and-now post with Zehra! It has been two years since we last saw each other in NYC. None of us would of thought that we were to meet again in Istanbul =) Frankly, I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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New Year, New Challenge

Slightly over a month ago, I described my biggest sabbatical self-challenge as practicing English with a kid. After staying with a couple more Turkish kids, I am not that nervous around them anymore. Today, I returned to Izmir for a … Continue reading

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Sisters from Another Mister

#3uçarkız #sistersfromanothermister ❤ Hope to travel together in the future =)

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Last Breakfast

I am blessed that my Turkish friends let me enter their lives. Since I arrived Istanbul, my ex-landlady’s brother has been knocking on my door to invite me to join him and his wife (my Turkish Mom) for breakfast every … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2017

I absolutely wasn’t ready for X’mas, but I am prepared for New Year’s Eve =) Thanks for keeping up with my updates in 2017. Wish you a wonderful year ahead!

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Şevval

(長輩調) 八年前人見人愛的小妹妹現在已是亭亭玉立的少女,長得比我高 XD 從前,她曾教我一至十的土耳其語 (我沒有學會),現在我們已會用英語溝通。 Time flies! When I first met Şevval eight years ago, she was still a little girl. Now she’s a young lady, taller than me ❤ She used to teach me how to count from one to … Continue reading

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