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...

Collections for the poor during Ramazan

Ramadan in Turkey is celebrated with great joy, and iftar dinners play a big part in these celebrations.  However, it is also a time...

Archaeologists unearth 5,000 year old ‘luxury’ settlement in western Turkey

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement consisting of "luxurious" houses during excavations in Yassitepe, which is connected to Yesilova Hoyuk (tumulus) in Bornova district...

Bighearted woman dedicates life to stray animals

Some people have very big hearts with room for everyone. They are willing to give even if it's little bit. Funda Kucuk is one...

3rd International artichoke festival to be held at Izmir bay

The 3rd International Urla Artichoke Festival is going to take place from April 28-30 in the Aegean town of Urla, located south of the...

Izmir International Fair creates a cultural hub in the Aegean coastal town

Organized by IZFAS, under the auspices of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the 85th edition of the Izmir International Fair will kick off on Aug. 26...

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...

City of Aphrodite in Turkey expects record number of visitors

Located in Aydin province's Karasu district, the ancient city of Aphrodisias, which was included on UNESCO's World Heritage List last year, has been attracting...

Turkey to stay on summer time all year round

This means Turkey will be three hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) in winter as well as summer and two hours ahead of...

Endangered green turtles play role as gardeners of seas

Extinction does not threaten sea creatures thanks to the way green sea turtles prune sea meadows, a source of oxygen in the seas, Sea...

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