Turkish Apricots popular in 110 countries

Turkey has always been known as one of the top producers of Apricots and the province of Malatya accounts for 90% of the country’s...

2019 saw approximately 1.2 million babies born in Turkey

The Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship have said that almost 1.2 million babies were born in Turkey in 2019. Of the...

New regulations to fight against environmental pollution

The Environment and Urbanization Ministry has announced plans to bring in new regulations in order to fight against environmental pollution. The announcement which is soon...

Turkey ranks 7th best country for expats

A survey has ranked Turkey 7th place for expats to live out of 150 countries. The assessment was conducted by HSBC bank’s Expat Explorer Report...

Rat-like rodents found in Edirne rivers

The Coypu is a large semi-aquatic rodent which is native to South America and can cause "a lot of damage". Their burrowing can cause...

Traveling in Turkey

The first thing you will notice when you arrive in Turkey is how modern the airports are.  Over the last twenty years the country...

Going bananas over art

We have all been witnessing Maurizio Cattelan’s recent work of art – a banana duct-taped to a wall which sold for $120,000 in Miami....

Train jounrneys remain popular in Turkey

Originally the Bogazici Express ran between Ankara and Sakarya, however, it was cancelled due to lack of interest in 2013. Over the past couple...

Lake in Turkey which does not freeze in winter

Erzurum province is one of the coldest provinces in Turkey and despite temperatures dropping to below 30 degrees Celsius, a lake in the Sogutlu...

Yasemin Can gets gold in European Cross Country Championship

Yasemin Can claimed the gold medal in the senior women’s section at the European Cross Country Championships in Portugal. This was the Turkish runners fourth...

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