Category: Istanbul

Istanbul Trainees May 2006 0

Istanbul Trainees May 2006

Istanbul Trainees May 2006 Originally uploaded by PeckoPivo. From left to right:Joanna (USA), myself, Magda (Germany), Friedemann (Germany), Niels (The Netherlands), Caro (Colombia), Beth (USA), Nadine (Germany), Shawky (Egypt), Rajtzi (India), Metin (Bulgaria/Turkey –...

Change of plans 2

Change of plans

Had to change travel itinerary 🙁So this isthe final one: May 12th – Istanbul – BelgradeMay 14th – Belgrade – Seattle via Munich and San FranciscoMay 21th – Seattle – Belgrade via Chicago and...

Going to Seattle! 0

Going to Seattle!

Finally got my 3 year multi-entry business visa for USA 😛 and am travelling to Seattle (well, Redmond actually) to attend the first Microsoft Global Community Affairs Summit. The whole Community Affairs team –...

There`s only one Sasa Ilic!!! 0

There`s only one Sasa Ilic!!!

galata-ankara1 Originally uploaded by PeckoPivo. Galatasaray – Ankaraspor…full stadium……Galata won 4:0……fantastic atmosphere……Sasa Ilic, my favorite player (was captain of Partizan Belgrade for 7 years), scored twice!!!…one part of the stadium screams “Sasha”……the other one...

News from Konstantinopolis ;) 0

News from Konstantinopolis ;)

– finished my transition with Aakash and started working independently (he left to India to start working there) – almost got robbed in front of my apartment (the night after Aakash had his cell...

First few days in Istanbul… 0

First few days in Istanbul…

So, I`m finally in Istanbul… 🙂For those reading my blog for the first time, I just started a traineeship in Microsoft Middle East & Africa regional office in Istanbul as Community Affairs Coordinator. It...

In Istanbul in a few hours… 0

In Istanbul in a few hours…

The time has come… 🙂 I have a flight at 14:10, should be in Istanbul at 17:20, in my appartment meeting my flatmate Mohammad Shawky (ex-MCP of Egypt, also a new trainee in Microsoft...

Got my visa today! 2

Got my visa today!

Finally!My flight to Istanbul is next Thursday, March 16th… Wooohoooooooooo 🙂 `til then, I have to finish all the started tasks at my current workplace, to do the complete documentation for and transition to...