Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Traditional Kyrgyz weddings in Van’s Ulupamir village include elaborate preparation rituals, negotiations and ceremonies – along with more than enough sheep and flour to go around
'When the last fish dies, we’ll learn that money is not edible. I wish we could have understood that we eat fish, not money. Maybe then we would know the value of the sea.'
Hürriyet reporter Sibel Arna has paid a visit to the Sarısu Beach, a controversial free-of-charge, women-only beach in the Mediterranean province of Antalya
Here's a travel guide to discover Turkey’s St. Tropez, aka Bodrum, the southwestern Turkish resort which was once known as Halicarnassus
Hürriyet correspondent Murat Şaka spent four months in an Istanbul hostel and reported on the life there. Here is the second part of his photo series
WILCO ON THE ROAD - It’s not Central Asia, but there is a taste of the Tian Shan Mountains in the eastern province of Van, which is home to a village of transplanted Kyrgyz, Ulupınar. Like everyone else in Turkey, the residents of Ulupınar love a wedding, albeit with their own culinary traditions
Hürriyet reporter Murat Şaka spent four months in Istanbul hostels. Who are the loudest tourists? Which nations go to bed early and which ones simply cannot do it? Here are the answers
Twenty-four hours are not enough for Istanbul – that would only be a casual journey. That’s why I was cautious while preparing this route. Let’s see if you like it
The historical Tavşan Island off the coast of Bodrum’s Gümüşlük neighborhood, which has been closed for the last five years due to excavation works, will open to visitors next year.
WILCO ON THE ROAD - Agiasos, though a small village, has plenty of surprises in store to offer. Some places are famous for just one thing, but Agiasos has a multitude of gifts to bequeath
Dilim Kayalar, in the northern province of Tokat, resembles the famous fairy chimneys in the Cappadocia region. The area offers various opportunities for nature lovers, photography and eco-tourism aficionados
Half-naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes and bathed in red goo on Wednesday in Spain's Tomatina, a fiesta that draws thousands each year for "the world's biggest food fight".
The ancient route that was used by the Lycians in 2000 BC and later used by many civilizations is now explained in a detailed map and guide book for the use of outdoor sports lovers and tourists
Lesbos, an island conquered by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1462, became a refuge for rebellious and stubborn Turkmens refusing assimilation. It later became a stronghold against pirates, where a castle still stands today
I would wake up at 6:30, welcoming the day with the company of cicadas’ endless symphony... Then, I would head to the open-air class with a pencil and a notebook in my hand... Believe me, taking a quick look at various mathematics textbooks can teach you a lot.
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