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...

Turkey sees its hottest summer in 47 years

Air conditioners working in full swing, beaches brimming with swimmers and people trapped in the concrete jungle of big cities are taking shelter in...

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...

Remember 29th October is Republic Day

On the 29th October 1923 the Grand National Assembly proclaimed the Republic of Turkey and named Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as the first President...

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...

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...

Choose your child’s stationery wisely to prevent health hazards

As the 2017-2018 academic year is about to start, l head of the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) Sebahattin Korkmaz gave students and parents advice...

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...

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,...

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