If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul. – Alphonse de Lamartine And we not just gazed, we ate! Welcome to Istanbul, the city where old meets new, where sweet meets sour, where Yashim, the eunuch in Jason Goodwins detective stories is cooking with the gourmands passionate frenzy….

Stockholm in my heart

Next stop: Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and therefore the original capital of Friday mouse, fredagsmys. One can travel between Turku and Stockholm by ferry, but the fastest way is taking a flight, reaching the destination within less than an hour. Scroll down to find out how many mice this friday mouse got!