Love is in the Air

What is love? One dictionary definition states that it is “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person”.  Traditionally philosophers have distinguished three types...

Roman-era child sarcophagus seized in western Turkeys Aydin

A Roman-era child sarcophagus was seized Monday in an anti-smuggling operation conducted in western Turkey's Aydin province. Gendarmerie units launched the operation after a detailed...

ARE YOU THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY IN TURKEY?

Apart from all the paperwork needed to sell your property you also need a Habitation Certificate (HC) this verifies that the property has been...

Couples to run to finish, holding hands

Valentine's day will be celebrated with a run this year. Couples will meet in three different cities for a weekend full of love and...

Izmir locals rush to sea to catch twenty tons of ‘runaway’ fish

Locals from the Kucukbahce district of Izmir rushed to the seashore to catch the sea bass that escaped from a fish cage on Jan....

Izmirs ‘virtual museum’ displays masterpieces

A cooperation between the French Cultural Institute in Izmir and Parc de la Villette, one of the largest cultural centers in Paris, has given...

Kite boarder bounces off cliffs and jumps over boats in Izmir

A kiteboarder showed off his incredible skills on the water in a video where he glides through the air over a huge flagpole and...

New Istanbul-Izmir highway to reduce travel time to 3.5 hours, save $650M annually

The Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway, which will bring down travel time between Istanbul and Izmir from nine hours to just three and a half, is nearly...

Camel Wrestling Selcuk 2018

EVERY YEAR 3rd SUNDAY IN JANUARY 20-22 January 2018 In January each year there is the annual Camel Wrestling Championship held in Selcuk in Turkey. The...

Paws and Claws Annual New Year’s Day Swim 2018

The idea of jumping into ice cold water (average 16 degrees) on New Year’s Day might not be everyone's idea of heaven - but...

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