Known on her behalf 2006 bestselling anthology, Stories from your Expat Harem: Foreign Ladies in Contemporary Turkey, she also worked like a travel writer and presenter for a number of Turkish television applications. After graduating from Traditional western Michigan School, she released travel parts in Country wide Geographic Traveller and TimeOut Istanbul. She went to senior high school in Brentwood, Tennesee. A indigenous of Wayne, Michigan, she ultimately resolved in Istanbul, Turkey, with her hubby (the kid of Turkish Republican People’s Party politician Sami Gökmen). She and her Stories in the Expat Harem co-editor, Anastasia Ashman, made an appearance in 2008 on NBC’s Where in the Globe is certainly Matt Lauer? travel particular.