Redline to Twinbrook

Half my suitcase catches in the wheezing doors of the metro. I panic and pull, while a bot-like female voice urges passengers to step back from the entrances to the trains. The red bulbs blinking adjacent to the tracks blur as I keep tugging. I recall a poster

Travel: Orhan Pamuk’s Turkey

I wanted to travel to Turkey, and more specifically Istanbul, ever since I picked up a copy of Nobel-Prize-Winning Orhan Pamuk's novel The Museum of Innocence in an airport years ago on my way home from a particularly rough semester of college.  I used to turn to literature to find