This is part two of a series about the culture of Turkey. If you haven’t already read it, part one is here. In that article, we discussed the diversity of Turkish culture and heritage from the[...]
Any first-time visitor who wants to learn more about Turkey is in for a pleasant surprise. To the outside world, the vast country may seem like a nation of kebab lovers, who love riding around on[...]
Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has declared 2018 "The Year of Troy". More than 700,000 people are expected to attend events in honour of this legendary site. From war[...]
The holy month of Ramadan, or 'Ramazan' as it is known in Turkey, is a special time for all Muslims as it marks the time the Quran was first shown to Prophet Muhammad.
Never underestimate the cultural significance of Turkish tea. To Turks, it is a shared gift between friends, a welcoming invite to strangers, fuel for the workplace, a handshake between business[...]
Throughout the month of April the entire city of Istanbul celebrates tulips. Tulips originate as a genus in Persia but Turkey does remarkably have more variety of plants than all of[...]
Without a doubt, Istanbul’s iconic buildings contribute towards the city’s success as the most popular tourist destination in Turkey. People flock to see behind the tall walls of Topkapi[...]
Turkey is a great location to access all things historical. If you think that the western part of Turkey is soaked in culture, just wait until the experience the Eastern regions. The city of[...]
Mention spiritual peace and the essence of being at one, and most people will mention the timeless, world-renowned Buddha. Yet, hardcore spiritualists will also pay homage to Rumi, and even though[...]
Turkey hosts many of the best preserved antique theatres from the Greek and Roman civilizations in the world. The small Hellenistic Antiphellos Theater in Kaş claims one of those spots.