Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
As 20 photographers capture the beauties of Turkey in 17 cities, social media users participate in #LoveFromTurkey photo contest. Here are some of the best nominees so far
With Turkey’s longest coastline, Muğla hosts millions of tourists every year, and changes to the area’s tourism outlook are heralded with Muğla recently gaining the status of a metropolitan city
A red-and-white sea of revellers soaked each other with wine in a packed Pamplona square on Sunday to kick off Spain's most famous fiesta, the San Fermin bull-running festival.
Cumbersome regulations regarding alterations to edifices declared as historical buildings means that huge swathes of desirable towns like Ayvalık are all up for sale. Such places could become ghost towns
Business Insider magazine places Istanbul’s Bosphorus in its list of ‘the 50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime'
Turkey’s first 'interactive' nature museum is set to be opened in Termessos, with plants and animals unique to the region introducing to visitors in their own 'technologically-enhanced' environment
In the Sea of Marmara lies the Island of Marmara, unfettered and nearly forgotten, it remains an authentic safe haven away from tourists, touristic things; yet full of a tourist’s dreams
Back in the day, airports were something else. They were cozier, friendlier and easier to navigate, but in today’s Turkey, they just keep getting bigger and more difficult
Airports, the nerve-wrecking pre-vacation turmoil in the terminals, are reminiscent of anthills in this crazy post-modern world in which we live
Turkey’s underwater richness cannot be protected because these areas are forbidden zones. But they are plundered during illegal diving activities, say officials
Turkey and India share some common wedding traditions. No wonder some families in India started to choose Turkey for their wedding ceremonies
Local officials are working hard to attract tourists to Turkey’s hidden bay, Gideros, in Kastamonu’s Cide coast, an area that was inhabited 3,500 years ago by Amazons
Locals call it the Door to Hell, a giant burning pit that has spit out angry flames for more than 40 years, casting a yellow-orange glow into the evening sky.
Marble quarried from the island of Marmara is a ubiquitous site in Turkey, gracing all manners of buildings and monuments. Despite being such a small island, Marmara produces some of the best marble in the world
Amsterdam, though a small city compared to the giant of Istanbul, has much to offer and many examples to give about balancing a city’s atmosphere and ambiance
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