A reading list of expat books on Turkey

Sit down with a good read this summer about the escapades of fellow expats in Turkey Many an expat has penned their experiences of living...

Heat wave from North Africa arrives in Turkey

A new hot weather front arriving in Turkey tomorrow will cause temperatures to increase to almost 10 degrees Celsius above seasonal norm across the...

Bikers head to Turkish Cyprus for int’l cycling tour

Around 20 cycling teams are getting prepared to join the 2nd International Northern Cyprus Cycling Tour set to take place from Feb. 16-19, at...

New Turkish Banking Regulation

On August 17 the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency is closing all debit and credit cards issued in the country to e-commerce and international...

‘UK encourages its citizens to come to Turkey,’ British ambassador says

Richard Moore, the British Ambassador to Ankara, said that his country supports its citizens to come to Turkey during a visit to Turkey's Mediterranean...

Tomorrow Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is officially celebrated in over 140 countries around the world and Turkey celebrates Mother's Day ("Anneler gunu", "Mothers' Day") on the second...

Record-breaking heat in last 106 years observed in Istanbul, temperatures will soon drop

As the whole of Turkey is under the effect of the heat wave coming from North Africa, a record heat of 37.2 degrees Celsius...

Pottery kebab for a traditional taste of central Anatolia

The pottery kebab (testi kebabi), is the most renown dish of the Cappadocia region. The traditional pottery kebab is made using an Avanos pot. Avanos,...

Turkey’s famous black rose to be cultivated in greenhouses

The rare black rose, which attracts local and foreign tourists alike to the south-eastern Turkish district of Halfeti, is set to be grown in...

Turkish culture reflected in art of pen-making

Onuc Gazi Kutluer, Turkey's only handmade pen maker, was born and raised in Istanbul's Uskudar district and graduated from the International Sarajevo Faculty of...

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