Since 27th July Turkey has experienced nearly 140 forest fires.

There have been around 136 forest fires along with 128 rural fires in the last 10 days around Turkey. Agriculture and Forestry Minister, Bekir Pakdemirli...

Locals concerned about mass deaths of ladybugs on Aegean island

Recently locals of Gokeceda, an island in the district of Canakkale province, became concerned when they discovered mass deaths of ladybugs. A holiday maker encountered...

The Only Yabanci in the Village Part 2 –...

It’s strange how village life can affect you. It had been 3 months since my move to Kaynarca in the far North West of...

My Turkish Kitchen How it all began: ...

When I moved to Turkey in 2013 I had zero Turkish but new love and a desire to try to learn so I could...

Lisa Morrow – the person behind Inside Out In Istanbul and other writings

I first came to Turkey as a backpacker in 1990. It was summer, stinking hot and my hostel in Sultanahmet frequently ran out of...

Turkey to restart archaeological excavations

Due to Turkey's location the country has witnessed many eras and empires which have left their mark in every region. It is said that the country...

Ramazan – Traditions and how it is celebrated

Ramazan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting. This year Ramazan (2020) fasting began...

Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Tuesday May 19

Tomorrow, Tuesday May 19th marks the anniversary of the Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day. The holiday commemorates Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's landing at Samsun...

A cost of a haircut may increase by 25 percent

It has to be determined by the Union of Chambers of Craftsmen and Artisans if hairdressers and barbers will be allowed to increase their...

Airlines face a long and slow recovery after the coronavirus pandemic

In just a few short months one of the greatest economic developments since the end of the Second World War has been severely damaged...

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