Arnavutköy, otherwise known as “the village of Albanians” is a charming district of Istanbul located on the European side just after the bridge over the Bosphorus. Read the rest of this entry »
In southern Turkey, the city of Mersin was born one of the most important names of Christianity, Saint Paul. His rich history has left beautiful traces still visible today. Read the rest of this entry »
Having recently discovered the wooden mosque Beyşehir in Central Anatolia, the tiny village of Kasaba located about 17 km north-west of Kastamonu, Black Sea, is home to another marvel of its kind. Read the rest of this entry »
Burgazada, second island of the Princes that we see coming from Istanbul and also known under the name of Antigone, is altogether a small island with an area of less than 1 sq. mi.
Walking with your eyes on the clouds in the districts of Istanbul, you will find that is strangely reminiscent of those of some Mediterranean cities of France or Italy. Read the rest of this entry »
At 45 kilometers from the city of Kars in north-eastern Turkey, is the site of Ani, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Armenia. Read the rest of this entry »
In the heart of Central Anatolia, between the city of Konya which attracts millions of followers of Mevlana, and the Isparta known for its rosewater,there is a less renowned city in tourist guides, Beyşehir. Read the rest of this entry »
Indeed, this is the funeral place of many political and cultural figures and it gives a place of worship perfectly for the Muslim tone of the neighborhood. Read the rest of this entry »