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Sunday, August 14, 2022


Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Splendid Sunsets

Readers’ albums – Splendid Sunsets

Sunset. We get one every day, usually just before nightfall. For the many months between early spring and late autumn, the evening...

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 cicadas and...
Ramazan Bayramı - a subdued Eid under curfew

Ramazan Bayramı – a subdued Eid under curfew

Ramazan Bayramı (Eid al-Fitr) The end of Ramazan is celebrated with a holiday. It starts at sunset on the...
International Children's Day: an alternative celebration

International Children’s Day: an alternative celebration

Turkey observes the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day every year on April 23 and 2020 will mark the centenary of the inauguration...

“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...
New Year's Resolutions

How to make (and keep) 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...
In photos: Kayaköy Festival (Şenliği) - music, dance and much more

‘Ghost village’ to come alive for October festival

Organisers are putting the finishing touches to this year’s Kayaköy Festival, which will take place over the weekend on Saturday, October 5, and Sunday,...
Mount Nemrut West Terrace Sunset 1 B&W - Feature Photo

The colossal stone heads of Nemrut Dağı

One of the many historical sites in Turkey is a unique one located deep in the Anatolian heartland. Nemrut Dağı (Mount Nemrut) The 7,000-foot-tall mountain, Nemrut...
Whistle language of Black Sea nominee for UNESCO

Kuş dili – the whistle language of the Black Sea

Ever wondered how one can whistle his or her way to communicate with others, without uttering a single word? A university in northern Turkey...

Turkish street food: the simit

You'll never be out, about and hungry for long in Turkey. There are plenty of street vendors selling a variety of snack...

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