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Monday, August 26, 2019


Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions - the sequel

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions – the sequel

Recently we published an article on Turkish superstitions. We had such a great response from our readers when we asked what other superstitions they were...

The tradition of the Christmas Pudding

The Christmas and New Year celebrations are over for another year and all that is left now is, in my experience, a pantry of traditional...
New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

What is a New Year's Resolution? A New Year's resolution is a decision to do or not do something to accomplish a personal goal or break...

A Turkish ‘Christmas’ – celebrating ‘Noel’ on New Year’s Eve

On Sunday 25th December festivities take place all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Families and friends come together, gifts are exchanged, mistletoe hung,...

“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...

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...
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...

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