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...

Tortured, abused, abandoned animals find refuge on Izmir farm in Turkey’s west

More than 700 animals including cows, goats, cats, dogs, and rabbits, which have been abandoned, abused or are disabled have had the chance to...

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....

Vegan dream: Vegfest returns Didim for the second time

Turkey's 100 percent vegan festival, Didim Vegfest, will be organized for the second time in Aydin's tourist center Didim, known as a vegan-friendly city...

Two detained for smuggling 1,700-year-old sarcophagus near Ephesus

A 1,700-year-old sarcophagus dating back to the Roman era was seized and two people were detained during an anti-smuggling operation in the Selcuk district...

Ancient artifacts in Turkeys Aydin under museum protection

Some historical artifacts in the theater of the ancient city of Nysa in the western province of Aydin have been taken under protection and...

Ephesus has opened a door to the ancient Greeks for over 100 years

When it was built in the 10th century B.C., Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionian League. It was a center...

Kusadasi celebrates St Patricks Day

The excitement of St. Patrick's Day, the Irish national holiday celebrated around the world, is ready to hit the town with events organized all...

Turkeys first vegan festival returns in April

Turkey's first ever vegan festival, Didim VegFest will be held for the second time between April 20 and 23. After a successful launch last year,...

Aydin saw the spring without the winter

Aydin, which has one of the most temperate provinces in Turkey, said that this year there was hardly any winter, and that this was...

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