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Indie, jazz, film, food and children events in Istanbul, Ankara

Indie, jazz, film, food and children events in Istanbul, Ankara

Istanbul and Ankara offer a variety of attractions this week, from concerts by German indie rock band The Notwist and American tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander to a food festival offering the different cuisines of Turkey.

Comment(s) 4/23/2015

Adventurer wants to row from US to Turkey

Adventurer wants to row from US to Turkey

Record-breaking Turkish adventurer Erden Eruç has unveiled his latest ambitious epic journey, an ocean-spanning voyage from New York to western Turkey for next year’s 101st anniversary of the Çanakkale Victory and Martyrs’ Day.

Comment(s) 3/24/2015

Turkey rich in ‘blue flags’

Turkey rich in ‘blue flags’

Among 50 countries, Turkey ranked second in the 2015 Blue Flag program, with 436 blue-flagged beaches, following Spain with 578 beaches, according to results announced by the International Blue Flag jury

Comment(s) 4/22/2015

Daphne’s tears dried out after heavy rain

Daphne’s tears dried out after heavy rain

Hatay’s famous Harbiye waterfalls, mentioned in classical mythology, are in a sorry state after recent heavy rains and a terrible landslide in the area

Comment(s) 3/13/2015

The city of three Empires and the city on two continents

The city of three Empires and the city on two continents

It is time to leave aside the grumbling about Istanbul’s chaos and lack of manageability and enjoy everything the teeming metropolis has to offer

Comment(s) 4/18/2015

Barracks become the preserve of the bees

Barracks become the preserve of the bees

The gendarmerie has bequeathed a barracks in Sarıyer’s Zekeriyaköy neighborhood to the bees and dogs, leaving behind a site that proves you don’t have to go far to had an adventure

Comment(s) 3/11/2015

Turkey eyes top place on Blue Flag beach list

Turkey eyes top place on Blue Flag beach list

Turkey is aiming to be the world leader in the number of Blue Flag beaches as part of its 2023 targets to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said.

Comment(s) 4/10/2015

Referendum to be held for Kayaköy

Referendum to be held for Kayaköy

The Fethiye Municipal Assembly will hold a referendum for the proposal of changing the name of “Kayaköy” to “Kayı Köy.”

Comment(s) 3/3/2015

Çeşme highlights nine of its faces

Çeşme highlights nine of its faces

Everyone knows Çeşme and the nearby Alaçatı, but few have ever gone to seven more great places on the western Turkish peninsula

Comment(s) 4/10/2015

Nest of the buffalo

Nest of the buffalo

Kastamonu is the setting for a new comedy film, ‘Manda Yuvası,’ in which the town faces the imposition of an HES project that threatens the whole village and its environment

Comment(s) 2/25/2015

Airbnb offers Cuba lodgings in major US business expansion

Airbnb offers Cuba lodgings in major US business expansion

The popular online home-rental service Airbnb is allowing American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between the two countries late last year.

Comment(s) 4/3/2015

More Arab tourists coming to Turkey’s Mediterranean resort Marmaris

More Arab tourists coming to Turkey’s Mediterranean resort Marmaris

Despite the ongoing political turmoil in the Middle East, Turkey’s Mediterranean resort town of Marmaris, already popular among British and Russians tourists, is becoming an increasingly popular center of attraction for Arab tourists

Comment(s) 2/19/2015

In photos: Istanbul’s African sex workers

In photos: Istanbul’s African sex workers

Hürriyet photojournalist Murat Şaka spent a year in the notorious streets of Istanbul to document the life of African sex workers

Comment(s) 3/31/2015

Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

Fireworks illuminated the skies across China as millions around Asia ushered in the Year of the Sheep on Feb. 19, kicking off festivities with an annual televised gala that got a thumbs down on social media for heavy Communist Party propaganda.

Comment(s) 2/19/2015

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