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Friday, February 22, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions

Superstitions have a great place in society and most people exhibit some superstitious behaviour without even realising it. Do you walk under ladders? Do...

Turkey: Did you know…?

Turkey is much more than just a holiday destination. It has a rich, diverse culture and history, beautiful landscapes and cuisine that will keep you...

Water cisterns – relics of a bygone era

Dotted around towns and villages, scattered on hilltops or by the roadside, you will see many domed, circular stone buildings and may wonder what they are. They are...
Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) - a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) – a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek forces in the Battle of Dumlupınar (August...

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice), which occurs 70 days after the end of Ramazan, is a spectacular day of slaughter and feasting throughout the...

A chorus of cicadas

Summer is here and if we couldn't tell that by the long hot sunny days, we would know by the arrival of the cicadas...
Ramazan Bayramı - the end of Ramazan

Ramazan Bayramı – the end of Ramazan

Eid ul-Fitr is the Arabic name of this religious holiday. Eid meaning “festivity” and Fitr meaning “original nature.” It refers to the restoration of...
Driving in Turkey - part one

Driving in Turkey – part one

Turkey is where eastern and western cultures come together, resulting in a fantastic blend of traditions and festivities. Not only that, Turkey is a...
Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

For over a week, Muslims around the world have been fasting and since this year's Ramadan coincides with summer, people in some parts of...
Mosque Paspatur Fethiye

All about Ramazan

Ramazan (Ramadan) is the holy month of Islam. In this period the holy book Quran was sent to Muhammed. And in the Quran, those...

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Babzen Kebab – authentic and delicious dining

If you're looking for a kebab restaurant that 'hits the spot', Babzen Kebab is the place for you. The kebab originated in Turkey when, during...
Babzen Kebab - Çalış

Babzen Kebab – Çalış

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