Turkey

Watchtower of Turkey

Arguably the best video that's ever been made about Turkey - maybe the best video that ever will be made. Yes, I hype it up that much. It's very likely that it'...

UNSPOKEN FACTS ABOUT TURKEY

A list of the least-spoken facts about Turkey and Istanbul that you should know before coming here. I believe visiting this country aware of the insider's tips that I've shared below can only help you be more prepared and insightful with respect to Turkey....

TURKISH YOGURT

As the many ethnicities of the Ottoman Empire left and settled in other parts of the world, the one word that they had in common was "yoğurt". From this word the modern, English version "yogurt" came to life. It is the one Turkish word to make it into the English language....

USEFUL TURKISH WORDS AND PHRASES

A few dozen words that are essential for a successful, fun and interesting stay in Turkey. Don't be shy! Try out these words and phrases. The results, as you will see, often lead to pleasantly memorable experiences....

BREAKFAST IN ISTANBUL: TOP 5 PLACES

Table spreads cover everything from marinated olives, to bee-licous honey, to fried eggs with sausage, to homemade jams, to the freshest cucumbers and tomatoes you'll ever come across. And yes, this is all in one sitting....

Diversity of Istanbul

Istanbul (as many other parts of Turkey) is currently Turkish land but it is not necessarily full of Turks. And then again, who are Turks? That's a nice question to ask......