A reading list of expat books on Turkey

Sit down with a good read this summer about the escapades of fellow expats in Turkey Many an expat has penned their experiences of living...

Heat wave from North Africa arrives in Turkey

A new hot weather front arriving in Turkey tomorrow will cause temperatures to increase to almost 10 degrees Celsius above seasonal norm across the...

Turkish culture reflected in art of pen-making

Onuc Gazi Kutluer, Turkey's only handmade pen maker, was born and raised in Istanbul's Uskudar district and graduated from the International Sarajevo Faculty of...

Bikers head to Turkish Cyprus for int’l cycling tour

Around 20 cycling teams are getting prepared to join the 2nd International Northern Cyprus Cycling Tour set to take place from Feb. 16-19, at...

New Turkish Banking Regulation

On August 17 the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency is closing all debit and credit cards issued in the country to e-commerce and international...

Discover Istanbul’s landmarks on brand new website

The brand new website "nightanddayistanbul.com," which promotes Istanbul as a city along with its culture and arts is now online. Prepared by the Istanbul Metropolitan...

Pottery kebab for a traditional taste of central Anatolia

The pottery kebab (testi kebabi), is the most renown dish of the Cappadocia region. The traditional pottery kebab is made using an Avanos pot. Avanos,...

Uzbek traditional rice now on UNESCO heritage list

Uzbek Turks' traditional food, "plov" (rice), has been added to the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of the United Nations Educational,...

Catalhoyuk home to figurines of old women, not goddesses

Figurines discovered in excavations in Catalhoyuk in the Cumra district of the central Anatolian city of Konya once thought to represent "mother goddesses," reportedly...

Tomorrow Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is officially celebrated in over 140 countries around the world and Turkey celebrates Mother's Day ("Anneler gunu", "Mothers' Day") on the second...

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