Meet Trump (The Coypu)

A zoo in the Antalya region of Turkey has named their coypu ‘Trump’, after visitors to the zoo commented on the animals distinctive orange...

Ancient monastery to revive tourism in Turkeys Kirklareli

At St. Nicholas' Monastery in Kiyikoy village in Vize district of Kirklareli province, which dates back the sixth century A.D., restoration works are being...

Property sales to foreigners up 36.1 %

The number of residential properties sold in Turkey in May increased by 2.7 percent year-on-year, the national statistical body announced yesterday. According to the Turkish...

This Friday, Turkey’s famous Lycian Way will host a South Korean delegation to solidify...

Located on South Korea's Jeju island, the 400 kilometer-long Jeju Olle Trail is probably the country's most popular hiking trail, with more than 1...

Barbers, confectionery makers work around the clock for Bayram

With only days left until the end of the holy month of Ramadan, new excitement is building up among most in Turkey. The Eid al-Fitr,...

Central Bank raises benchmark rate by 1.25 points, lira gains

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) increased its policy rate Thursday by 1.25 percentage point from 16.5 to 17.75 percent, above...

Mosque ‘purrfect’ home for cat and her seven kittens

The imam and congregation of a mosque in Turkey's central Kirikkale province have adopted a cat and its kittens after the former gave birth...

Turkey recycles more than half of plastic bottles

Recycling plastic products is one of the main concerns in the world as plastic waste materials are the chief environmental problem. Turkey managed to recycle...

Nearly 8 million foreigners visit Turkey before summer season

  Nearly 7.8 million foreigners visited Turkey in the first four months of 2018, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced on May 31. The ministry said...

Lava columns of Black Sea province offers peek into dreamland

Millions of years ago, the Black Sea region had its volcanos, bursting hot red lava constantly. Although it is hard to imagine that the...

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