Turkey’s clear, blue Bodrum coast beckons runners

Turkey's Aegean region has blossomed with the spirit of spring with sports events like the upcoming Bodrum Global Run, a large-scale marathon that will...

Izmir residents love biking, Facebook group encourages cycling to work

A social media group "Izmir'de İse Bisikletle Gidenler" (Izmir People Going to Work by Bike) encourages local residents to cycle to work. The number...

Aegean town to host Love Festival

Nezir, a young, 1935-born Turkish man from the coastal town of Dalyan on the Aegean Sea, built a boat out of tin cans so...

Izmir’s main port to be privatized in 2016

Izmir’s Alsancak Port will be privatized in a tender in the first half of 2016 in line with a revised development...

Yavansu Mahallesi Festival

September, 12th, from 07:00 pm, there will be the 1st. Yavansu Mahallesi Festival. The entrance will be free The festival is being organized by the Yavansu...

Tire, Museum of Traditions

Visitors to Tire, a populous district of the western port city İzmir, can now enter a traditional museum of blanket makers, blacksmiths, ...

Izmir braces for World EXPO 2020 host decision

The Paris-based Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) will announce the host for the World EXPO 2020 today. There are four contestant cities: Turkey’s Izmir,...

Kuşadası expats teach disabled residents to swim

This Thursday, a charity club run by expatriates living in Kuşadası in Aydın province ended its summer season activity of teaching less mobile Turkish...

Methane gas kills three workers in western Turkey

Three Turkish workers were killed by methane gas during sewage system works in the Kuşadası district of Aydın on July 6. Group leader...

Personal message from the owner of The Ege Eye

Dear ReadersSo far 2013 has been a really busy year at The Ege Eye head office in Kusadasi. This is down in part to...

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