Tender for Ephesus Harbor still unannounced

The result of the tendering process for the construction of new touristic harbor at the UNESCO world heritage center of Ephesus, in the Aegean...

Over 16,000 people moved from Istanbul to western Turkey’s Izmir last year

A total of 16,129 people left the bustling metropolis of Istanbul to settle in the western Aegean Sea city of Izmir last year, according...

Tombi ‘the classroom cat’ returns to Turkish school after brief leave on parent complaint

Tombi, an orange tabby cat who became known as the classroom cat in a primary school in Turkey's Izmir province will return to his...

Best preserved brick construction found in Metropolis

The world's best preserved brick vault has been unearthed in Izmir's Torbali district during archaeological excavations at Metropolis Ancient City. The vault is believed...

Herbs contribute to Aegean tourism

The 9th Alacati Herb Festival will be organized this year between April 5 and 9 in Izmir’s popular coastal district of Cesme’s Alacati neighborhood....

Illegal excavations stir reaction in Myndos

Illegal excavations that have been continuing for the last three months in the ancient city of Myndos in Bodrum’s Gumusluk neighborhood have elicited the...

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...

Abandoned Aegean villages open to tourism

Settlements that have been abandoned over the years on Izmir’s Karaburun Peninsula have become tourist attractions for their hiking and nature activities.  The peninsula, which...

Idil Biret Concert

Idil Biret will perform free of charge along with Kusadasi Municipality Chamber Orchestra on Friday the 29th July at 9pm at the Ada Culture...

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...

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