5,000-year-old fortress discovered in central Turkey’s Cappadocia region

Archaeologists uncovered an approximately 5,000-year-old settlement and fortress in central Turkey's Nevsehir province, home to the unique geological and historical region known as Cappadocia. The...

Bring nature home, grow seasonal plants in winter

During the long cold months of winter, many people opt to create their own tiny pieces of nature at home. Though tiny home gardens...

Turkish Airlines commits to fighting wildlife trafficking

Turkey's national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, has signed a declaration pledging zero tolerance for the illegal wildlife trade, the company said in a statement. In...

Rize hosts winter swimming festival in frozen lake

The Kalpli (Tobacelazena) Glacial Lake, located in the Kackar Mountains Natural Park in the Camlihemsin district of Rize province, hosted a swimming festival. The...

Hizan: A town frozen in time

Mounted on the hills of Bitlis, Hizan looks like a town frozen in time. With its historic stone houses that seem like they are...

Guide to Turkeys iconic ancient ruins

Often in our wanderings through Turkey, haphazard and fated as they are, we come across some broken-down old columns mouldering in the forest. Hello,...

Hamsi season: Turkeys national fish returns in many forms

The Norwegians have their salmon and Turks have their hamsi. While Japan's passion for fish manifests itself through their signature sushi dishes, the Turks'...

Four Turkish cities among 100 most visited in the world

Turkish cities Istanbul, Antalya, Edirne and Artvin were listed among the most visited 100 cities of the world. In a list released Tuesday by tourism...

Fed by unknown source, the mystery of Lake Yesilgoz intrigues tourists

One of Kahramanmaras's unparalleled natural beauties, Lake Yesilgoz, continues to mesmerize nature lovers with its mysterious water source and sparkling waters. The lake is...

Horses from south-eastern Turkey to help children with disabilities

The hippotherapy centre designed to offer equine-assisted therapy for young locals living near the Sanliurfa Hippodrome was established as part of a social responsibility...

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