Turkey bans boats from leaving ports ahead of hurricane

Authorities have banned boats from leaving two western Turkish ports on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 ahead of the expected landfall of Medicane, which...

Turkey’s Aegean towns a treasure of thermal spas in winter

Turkey's Aegean region is hotly preferred for its warm sunshine and turquoise water in summer, yet the region is still a tourist attraction in...

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...

Another two young lives lost in traffic accidents

Sadly two young friends died in a traffic accident which occurred in the Ladies Beach area of Kusadasi.   Mahir oguz sarioglu and Anil Ozbek...

10 citizens quarantined in Kusadasi for suspected coronavirus

It has been announced that 10 citizens have been quarantined in Kusadasi State Hospital for suspected coronavirus. Tests showed that 7 of the patients were...

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...

Kusadasi hatchlings (Caretta Caretta) meet with the sea

Over the last three days turtle hatchlings have completed their journey from the beach to the sea. A total of 51 hatchlings were counted as...

Go on a techno-detox with sleep festival in Izmir

Held for the second time by the Buca Municipality in Izmir province from Sept. 15-17, the Sleep Fest will offer participants a chance to...

10 Years of the Ege Eye

The Ege Eye is celebrating its 10th birthday this month by publishing a 4-page supplement looking back over its first decade. As the Ege...

Local beekeepers warned against extreme temperatures

Ayhan Ozdemir, President of the Aydin Bee Breeders Association, asked for some measures to be taken in order to prevent bees from being negatively...

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