Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi: A Brief Summary of the Mystic Sufi

Mevlana is famous as Rumi in the West.

Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi (or commonly known as Rumi in Western society) is probably one of the most influential poets and thinkers in the course of history. There have been conducted so many researches on his life and so many books have been written. However, he has never been such a famous figure until the end of … Read more

Former Ottoman Capital Bursa to Look Forward to South Korean Tourists

Bursa, former Ottoman capital, is a city in the foothills of Mount Uludağ

Officials in the northwestern province of the former Ottoman capital Bursa are carrying out special efforts. The main aim of the efforts is to ensure that tourists from South Korea visit the city more. They are also aiming to increase the tourism income of the former Ottoman capital. Bursa, by the way, is largely famous … Read more

11 Holy Sites of the Islam World that You Can Explore on a Virtual Tour in Ramadan

Shrine of Imam Ali (Image Credit-Imamali)

Holy sites of Islam draw the attention of Muslim people from all around the world every year. Islamic countries are welcoming a different and colorful rhythm during the holy month of Ramadan. People often call Ramadan as the “sultan of the months,” but due to the coronavirus outbreak, Muslims are unable to visit holy sites … Read more

Turkish Poet Yunus Emre: The Sound of Anatolian Folk for Centuries

Great Turkish poet and sufi dervish Yunus Emre (Image Credit-Habertürk)

Turkish poet Yunus Emre was a great Turkish thinker as well as his poet identity who has been a leading light for humanity. The poet has been guiding people for centuries with his suggestions to adopt the values. So, these values are such as patience, satisfaction, tolerance, generosity, goodness, and virtue. His main purpose in … Read more

Pakistani PM’s New Turkish Drama Advice after “Dirilis: Ertugrul”

Yunus Emre Turkish TV Drama

Pakistani PM’s new Turkish Drama advice excited both Turkish and Pakistani audiences. After having recommended “Diriliş: Ertuğrul” (Resurrection: Ertugrul), this second recommendation has strengthened the cultural ties between the two countries even stronger. If you haven’t really watched the highly-recommended drama, Diriliş: Ertuğrul, yet, then what is it that you’ve really been doing during this … Read more

The 4 Most Popular Tourist Destinations of Turkey in 2019

Turkey is one of the most tourist attracting countries in the world.

Turkey’s tourism data has been announced recently. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey’s announcement, Turkey reached 42.9 million visitor number. So, between the months of January and November last year, Turkey had reached these numbers. Turkey has hosted 48 million 46 thousand 732 visitors totally in the first 11 months in … Read more

An Actor, Model and a Former Basketball Player: Who is Furkan Palalı?

The Turkish actor Furkan Palalı is the successful name of Turkish romantic comedies.

The Turkish actor Furkan Palalı is the successful name of Turkish romantic comedies. But, he is an absolute jack-of-all-trades one, in addition to his acting career. We are all familiar with the face of Furkan Palalı through Turkish romantic comedy series. However, he is also an applauded model both in Turkey and the world and … Read more

NBA Live 2016 video game announced with Turkish Psychedelic tune

EA Sports just announced the popular basketball video game NBA Live 2016. This announcement really surprised Turkish gamers and psychedelic rock lovers with its trailer. NBA Live 2016 official trailer: The song in the original trailer is ‘Out the trunk’  by Fashawn – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM6GaIVabu4. The song built over  a psychedelic tune of Cem Karaca‘s famous song “Obur Dünya … Read more

50 Must-See Places in Turkey | Part 1

Hagia Sophia a great temple over the Bosphorus

If you are planning a trip to Turkey, you are probably searching on the internet for various Must-See Places in Turkey articles. Here is the 1st part of 50 Must-See Places in Turkey. The list contains various landmarks or attraction points from different provinces and regions. Thus, you can pick your favorites on your route. … Read more