Paragliding with a Motorcycle Over the White Thermal Pools of Pamukkale
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Paragliding with a Motorcycle Over the White Thermal Pools of Pamukkale

Hasan Kaval, a professional tandem paraglider, continues with his crazy paragliding attempts. After having paragliding on a sofa, his last action was paragliding with a motorcycle. The Turkish paraglider brought this attempt into life over the white thermal pools of the southwestern Pamukkale region. Flying Over the Marble Stairs of Pamukkale A professional tandem paraglider recently flew over…

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Göbeklitepe Archaeological Site

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Göbeklitepe Archaeological Site

Afterward Cappadocia, air balloon rides over Göbeklitepe is now the new trend. Hot air balloon rides over Göbeklitepe has officially begun after completing safety tests and presentation stages. Colorful hot air balloons now dot the blue skies above Göbeklitepe. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southeastern Turkey’s Şanlıurfa province. It has been intensely…

11 Virtual Museums in Turkey You Can Visit Safely from Home Amid Pandemic Conditions
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11 Virtual Museums in Turkey You Can Visit Safely from Home Amid Pandemic Conditions

Virtual museums in Turkey has been a popular search so far. Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to spend increasingly more time at home in front of the computer screen. However, one can also turn into an advantage the time spent in the virtual world. The answer to the question of how to do it…

Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Mesir paste tradition (Mesir Macunu in Turkish) is a very old tradition in the history of Manisa. The city, by the way, is an Anatolian city in the Aegean region. So, the tradition dates back to almost 500 years. Mesir paste started as a medicine invention during the Ottoman period. However, it became an important part of…

Turkey’s World Heritage: Xanthos-Letoon on the historical Lycian Way
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Turkey’s World Heritage: Xanthos-Letoon on the historical Lycian Way

Turkey’s world heritage has always dazzled people from all around the world. Home to dozens of civilizations, Turkey hosts many outstanding historical sites. Because the country once was the cradle of deep-seated Greek and Roman civilizations. As summer is here and coronavirus restrictions have been lifted, you need to visit them soon. Troy, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Göbeklitepe,…

Göbeklitepe: The Archaeological Site Appears as the Star of Virtual Tours
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Göbeklitepe: The Archaeological Site Appears as the Star of Virtual Tours

Göbeklitepe is the world’s oldest temple in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, Turkey.  This oldest temple of the world has been at the center of the world’s curiosity so far. As a result of this, people visited the site over 1.67 million times online at a time. As you know, Turkish authorities had later closed the…

Humanity Still Stands in Awe Before “Ani Ruins”: The Crossing Point of Civilizations

Humanity Still Stands in Awe Before “Ani Ruins”: The Crossing Point of Civilizations

The Ani archaeological site is commonly famous as the city of 40 doors and 1,001 churches. Ani Ruins takes place in Kars city, on Turkey’s eastern border, and it never fails to amaze its visitors. This time of year is the best period to visit the ruins of the medieval city. Thanks to a powdery…

Turkey’s Ancient City of Patara To Be Honored in 2020
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Turkey’s Ancient City of Patara To Be Honored in 2020

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said 2020 will be the “year of Patara” on Feb. 12. Patara is an ancient city and it is located in Turkey’s Mediterranean resort city of Antalya. For centuries, the ancient city served as the Lycian civilization’s main port city. The ancient city of Patara, located in Turkey’s…

A Guide for The Mystery Mountain: Nemrut

A Guide for The Mystery Mountain: Nemrut

The fascinating and scary funerary mound of King Antiochus I of the Kingdom of Commagene sits atop this 2,150-meter peak. Under the 50-meter-high, man-made burial mound, Antiochus’ tomb is said to be concealed. Though, despite extensive archaeological work here, his tomb has never been found. However, on top of the mound is one of eastern…

An Impossible Love Tale of Vengeance: HERCAI

An Impossible Love Tale of Vengeance: HERCAI

A new Turkish TV Series “Hercai” is an impossible love tale of vengeance. “Hercai” is not a modern word in Turkish language but a classic one, which literally means “inconstant, fickle, or more likely capricious” in English. In a more detailed meaning, Hercai refers to a person who is never decisive of anything, neither capable…