Cultural dating traditions
It is a great honor for the owner of the camel who will spend all year ensuring his camel is in top condition for the wrestling match. [Read more...]Travel books are popular for one very good reason. Most aim to improve the readers travel experience by giving hints and tips on any specific area such as beaches, countries, adventure sports or understanding culture and traditions.One travel book though has outweighed all others in popularity, and it is 146 years old. [Read more...]As much as I consider myself well-travelled throughout Turkey, there was one man who was more knowledgeable about the country and its surrounding middle east neighbours.
He is called Ara Guler and his nickname is “The Eye of Istanbul”. [Read more...]From the 10th of December to the 17th, thousands of people will descend on the Turkish city of Konya.
This is the moment that I fully appreciated the diversity of Turkey and ironically had to laugh because it was the middle of June. [Read more...]Every nation has superstitions of which some originated thousands of years ago.
A popular belief existing in many corners of society is the evil eye.
[Read more...]Homestays - sampling the every day life of a country’s people – have fast become an alternative tourism attraction for travelers.
Experiencing rural life in Turkey is no different and we can provide you with a village homestay with a family in the remarkable village of Yuvacali, a traditional Kurdish village in eastern Turkey. [Read more...]Growing up in the UK, the dating scene was not an ordeal.