Turkey

What to do on a City Break in Istanbul

What to do on a City Break in Istanbul

What was once the capital of Turkey is now a truly amazing location for a city break. Culturally, historically and literally divided between east and west Asia and Europe, it makes for a fascinating city with plenty to see and do. Most of Turkey’s holiday makers will spend a good portion of time here, so […]

Spectacular Gala show for the International Folk Dance Festival

Spectacular Gala show for the International Folk Dance Festival

International Folk Dance Festival, organized by Denizli Municipality for the 11th time, ended with a magnificent gala. Dance shows and all performances were breathtaking. Festival Gala was held at Ziya Tıkıroğlu Open Air Theatre. Yavuz Erkmen Denizli Governor, Osman Zolan Mayor of Denizli Municipality, Şamil Çınar and Mustafa Gökoğlan deputy mayors were among viewers. Thousand […]

Turkey tourist numbers up 31 percent

Turkey tourist numbers up 31 percent

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey tourist numbers rose 31% on the year in April to 2.29 million, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced today. Most visitors came from Germany, Russia, France and the U.K. In the first four months of the year, tourist numbers rose 21% from the comparable period of 2010, to 5.96 million. Tourism […]

Istanbul: The Capital of Shopping

Istanbul: The Capital of Shopping

Named the best travel destination of 2010 by readers of The New York Times, Istanbul continues to shine in the spotlight. With over 90 new shopping centers and an abundance of street vendors, Istanbul is quickly becoming the shopping capital of the world. From March 18th through April 26th, the city will come alive for […]

Cappadocia, Turkey – Land Of Wonders

Cappadocia, Turkey – Land Of Wonders

Combined forces of mankind and nature have created three wonders of Cappadocia- its “fairy chimneys” (coneshaped pillars of tuff capped with basalt) in the unique valleys that look like another planet, ancient underground cities and 1500-year old rock cut Christian churches. All of it is concentrated in the area of approximately 100×100 km in the […]