The Eurovision 2012 song of Turkey: Can Bonomo – Love Me Back!
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The Eurovision 2012 song of Turkey: Can Bonomo – Love Me Back!

This year Turkey will be represented by a talented young man: Can Bonomo in the  Eurovision 2012  song contest hosted in Bakü-Azerbaijan. It will be a very tough contest this year, England will be represented by her worldwide award-winner star Adele, Germany will be represented by Rammstein, such a contest will be a league of…

Turkey’s Psychedelic Rock Star Gaye Su Akyol in The New York Times
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Turkey’s Psychedelic Rock Star Gaye Su Akyol in The New York Times

Turkish psychedelic rock star Gaye Su Akyol is the trending name of the last decade. She takes the stage in several pubs or concert halls in Istanbul. With her completely different style in music, Gaye Su Akyol represents the 1970s Turkish psychedelic rock music. And moreover, she carries that music from that period to nowadays….

Anatolian Rock Band from Turkey Nominated for the International Grammy Awards
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Anatolian Rock Band from Turkey Nominated for the International Grammy Awards

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards is on the way! So, the international music awards, which commonly considered as the Oscar of Music Awards, is going to be on the stage on January 26, 2020. Jasper Verhulst and singer Merve Daşdemir lead the Anatolian rock band Altın Gün. And so, the band has gained to be…

The Top 15 Most Followed Turkish Accounts on Instagram
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The Top 15 Most Followed Turkish Accounts on Instagram

Here we are again in front of you with a list of the most popular Turkish Instagram accounts. With around 1bn monthly active users, Instagram is a massive platform and hugely popular all over the world. With the rise of influencers, people can even make a living there (or at least get some free stuff). Scroll…

An Extraordinary Rice Restaurant in Istanbul: Baruthane Pilavcısı (Baruthane Style Rice Restaurant)
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An Extraordinary Rice Restaurant in Istanbul: Baruthane Pilavcısı (Baruthane Style Rice Restaurant)

In the last decade, uncommon restaurants and stylish Turkish chefs became a trend both in Turkey and the world. Indeed, we prepared a list of them on our website. In our The Best 13 Turkish Chefs on the Instagram article, we listed some of them for you. So, today is the turn for Baruthane Pilavcısı…

No More Turkish Bagel: Simit Enters the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
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No More Turkish Bagel: Simit Enters the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

The Turkish word “simit” has finally entered the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The dictionary defined simit as a type of bread often coated with molasses and covered in sesame seeds. And so, it is originating in Turkey. Simit is widely famous as “Turkish bagels” in the world. These skinny rings of sesame-seed-covered dough are a ubiquitous sight…

The Best 13 Turkish Chefs on Instagram
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The Best 13 Turkish Chefs on Instagram

As you can all imagine, Turkish cuisine has many delicious and diverse tastes. The first must-do thing for travellers who visit Turkey is to taste Turkish foods. They can prefer to do this either in a casual street food seller or in a luxury restaurant. So, you can undoubtedly find millions of both in any part…

The Best 22 Cafés for Third Wave Coffee in Istanbul
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The Best 22 Cafés for Third Wave Coffee in Istanbul

Istanbul is not only the centre of Turkey’s economy, but it is literally the centre of everything! So, the same for the best 3rd wave coffee! Third-wave coffee and third-wave coffee shops have started taking effect on Istanbul and coffee culture by the end of 2011. Whereas, the city has always been famous with Turkish…

The Best 9 Works of “Blue-Eyed Giant” of Turkish Literature: Nazım Hikmet Ran
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The Best 9 Works of “Blue-Eyed Giant” of Turkish Literature: Nazım Hikmet Ran

“To live! Like a tree alone and free Like a forest in brotherhood” Today, on the 3rd of June, we commemorate Nazım Hikmet (15 January 1902 – 3 June 1963) with all respect in the 56th anniversary of his death. Nazım Hikmet Ran (commonly known as Nazım Hikmet) was a Turkish poet. However, in addition…

Rich Kids of Turkey
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Rich Kids of Turkey

Rich Kids continue to show their extreme lifestyle. This trend first started in Iran, The Rich Kids of Tehran surprised the world that how could possibly live in a closed country with Islamic rules and restrictions. Then the rich kids in Russia and other countries followed to show their wealth sometimes in an arrogant way, sometimes…