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The Young and Beautiful Star of “Dear Past” (aka Sisterhood) Turkish TV Drama: Özge Özacar
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The Young and Beautiful Star of “Dear Past” (aka Sisterhood) Turkish TV Drama: Özge Özacar

Today, we are appearing in front of you with our first article of the new year! Owing to the fact that the importance of this post as it is the first of 2020, we wanted to welcome you with a new shinning beauty of Turkish televisions. As you can remember, we mentioned Ozge Ozacar‘s name…

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 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 Heaven on Earth: Cunda (Alibey) Island – Ayvalık
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The Heaven on Earth: Cunda (Alibey) Island – Ayvalık

Cunda Island, which is connected to Ayvalık district of Balıkesir, is one of the most remarkable islands of our Turkey in terms of places to visit. Although the island’s current name is Alibey Island, people mostly know it as Cunda Island. A seaside town on Turkey’s northwestern Aegean coast, Ayvalık is full of historic stone…

Recipe: A Fresh and Casual Member of Turkish Cuisine  — Kisir (Kısır)
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Recipe: A Fresh and Casual Member of Turkish Cuisine — Kisir (Kısır)

If you’re a fan of Middle Eastern tabbouleh and other dishes made with bulgur, we believe you’ll definitely love this classic Turkish recipe for cold bulgur and a vegetable salad which is called kısır (Kus-UHR’). Kisir can also be referred to as Turkish bulghur salad! Bulgur, sometimes referred to as cracked wheat, is a must-have…

20 Best Things you MUST do in Çanakkale like a Local
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20 Best Things you MUST do in Çanakkale like a Local

The Çanakkale city, located in the northwestern part of Turkey, is the part of the Marmara Region. Just like Istanbul, the city links between European and Asian (Anatolian) sides and The Dardanelles separated these two parts and connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Two parts of Çanakkale separately have their own fame….

15 Best Places with Great View of İstanbul & Bosphorus according to Foursquare Users
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15 Best Places with Great View of İstanbul & Bosphorus according to Foursquare Users

İstanbul has the world’s pearl necklace: The Bosphorus. Thank’s to its geographical structure, the city has many hills and valley’s and Golden Horn around the Bosphorus which gives the chance to see this beauty from different angles.  Istanbul is one of the richest cities in terms of restaurants, hotels, cafe’s bars, teahouses and leisure places….

Top 20: Most Popular Traditional Turkish Desserts
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Top 20: Most Popular Traditional Turkish Desserts

Desserts are the showcase of Turkish cuisine. Turkish cuisine is has a very wide range of desserts from puddings to sophisticated phyllo dough works even with meat, yes literally! The variety of Turkish desserts comes from cultural exchanges and historical heritage from ancient civilizations. We have prepared a list of the best desserts of Turkish cuisine. This…

Olympos: A time shift from Lycian League to Antalya
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Olympos: A time shift from Lycian League to Antalya

Olympos is a great destination for travelers who expect a holiday filled with the Mediterranean blue sea, beautiful sun, and all the history from ancient times. Olympos differs from classical sea&sun holidays in many ways. The major difference is that Olympos is a protected site and for this reason, you may not accommodate in proper…

Meryem Uzerli: The Magnificent Hürrem Sultan
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Meryem Uzerli: The Magnificent Hürrem Sultan

Meryem Uzerli (Meriem Sarah Userli) has become a worldwide star after being selected for the Hürrem Sultan(Roxelena) role. She was a modest actress until fame knocked her door. A cast search led her to become one of the most popular actress in recent years. Meryem Uzerli’s Biography Who İs Meryem Uzerli Meryem Uzerli was born…