80-year-old climbs Turkeys harshest mountains daily

There is no age limit for love of nature and adventure, especially for 77-year-old Haci Ramazan Akbas, who lives in Hakkari and has been...

Discovering Datca with the Almond Blossom Festival

With fair areas set up with stalls, workshops in some of the area's top venues, live music and dance performances, tours and a writers'...

Ancient flavors revived in the Phrygian Valley

The Phrygian Valley, which covers a large area spanning Eskisehir, Ankara, Kutahya and Afyonkarahisar provinces, offers unique dishes for local and foreign visitors made...

Fans made figurines of celebrities thousands of years ago in Izmir

Popular artists had fans in antiquity too. Fans made figurines out of baked clay to pay homage or show their admiration to the artists...

Turkey to establish nutrition council to promote healthy lifestyle

The health ministry will initiate a National Nutrition Council under the scope of Turkey's Healthy Nutrition and Active Life Program, reports said Tuesday. The council...

5-legged lamb born healthy in western Turkey’s Denizli

A Turkish farmer was in for a surprise on Thursday when one of his ewe's gave birth to a five-legged lamb. Alarmed by the abnormality,...

Turkeys population passes 82 million, Istanbul still most populous city

Turkey's population grew by nearly 1.2 million in 2018 to surpass 82 million, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat). According to the figures based...

Buffaloes love hot springs in eastern Turkey

For the buffaloes in eastern Turkey, the hot springs in the mountainous Bitlis province are a welcome refuge from the freezing wintry weather. Residents in...

Dreaming of a simple life: Permaculture farm hosts visitors from around the world

To save our planet, we need to live a sustainable life and a permaculture farm in Bilecik is the perfect example for those who...

Turkish small stores complain of rapid rise in number of malls

The number shopping malls in Turkey has increased by 27.5 percent in the last five years to 412, putting more pressure on the already...

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