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Turkish Pirates

Combining truth and legend, with black eye patches and black skull flags, pirates are the fearful nightmares of sailors. Nowadays, pirates depicted in movies are barbarian haramis who seize the ships for the booty, especially in the open seas, and kill people mercilessly. However, the term Pirate in the Ottoman evokes many different meanings. Would it surprise you if we …

The Best Thermal Springs in Turkey

While our country fascinates many people with its surface richness, the underground richness of our country is also very important. As part of Turkish bath culture, the thermal springs, which are known for body recovery, take attention among this richness. The thermal springs have healing water that attracts many people in Turkey and are also hot spots for health tourism.

Istanbul Earthquakes

The settlement of civilizations in Istanbul date back to 7th century B.C. When it was conquered by Sultan Mehmet in 1453, a new era started, as did a lot of catastrophe, including fire, flood, and plague. In recent times, when mentioning catastrophe in Istanbul, earthquakes top the list. This is not something new, though. The Istanbul Earthquakes actually go back …

Itineraries for Backpackers: Itineraries for Backpackers

The trend of backpacking is increasing, especially in recent years, with the inclusion of social networks. It is the final stage of freedom that you can travel domestically or internationally only with your backpack. Here are some great route suggestions for backpackers in Turkey that will help you to experience different pleasures alone.

Turkish Dairy Products and Kanlıca Yoghurt

Dairy products in Turkish Cuisine continue to decorate not only the tables of our country but the tables of the whole world. The discussions on butter are continuous. Milk, the source of healing, is considered as the cornerstone of growth which is indispensable for Turks from Central Asia. There are many different products obtained from milk to increase the body’s …

Bilecik City Guide: Bilecik City Guide

Located in the southern part of the Marmara Region, Bilecik is a charming and beautiful Anatolian city. Having witnessed the founding period of the Ottoman Empire, the city was home to a civilization dating back to ancient times. For this reason, Bilecik, which has many important historic buildings, is adjacent to Sakarya in the north, Bursa in the west, Bolu …