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Turkish Victory Day (Zafer Bayramı)

29th August 2014

Victory Day was first celebrated on August 30th 1923, becoming a national holiday in 1935.Victory Day is also known as Zafer Bayramı or Armed Forces Day and also honours the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.Turkish Victory Day commemorates the victory of the "Battle of...

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Top 5 places to take your children in Izmir

19th August 2014

Do you want to have fun with your children in Izmir? Here are some great ideas for activities that will brighten your child's day – and yours, too. Typically it doesn't take much to make a child happy. In fact, it's often the little things that can create the perfect family outing: playing...

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18th August 2014

We first learned about William Edmund Hartland in 1993 when his nephew. John Brinkler, inherited  old  photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and assorted family records.

Photographed in military uniform, the handsome Edmund caught our attention at once. We discovered amongst various...

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The importance of staying cool in the summer heat in Turkey

14th August 2014

Thousands of holidaymakers will be heading off this summer to Turkey. Its important to remember that keeping cool in Turkeys searing heat with temperatures that can reach up to the 40°c’s in the height of summer isn't just about comfort. You could be putting your health at risk. Many...

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Top Turkish foods to eat – Leave out the chips

12th August 2014

Turkish cuisine is one of the best in the world and there are so many meat and vegetable dishes, soups, drinks, and delicious desserts. There are literally hundreds of dishes to choose from. So why not try something new and indulge in Turkey's finest authentic food. –
Oh and leave out the...

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Top Holiday hangover cures - Turkey

9th August 2014

Your on holiday in Turkey and decide to hit the bars & clubs. You have a great time with your family and friends and drink, drink, drink.And the next day? a pure head-pounding, stomach-churning, 'pass the bucket' Hangover.Your body's not-so-kind to you now, thanks to last night. but, it was fun...

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How to avoid a scam in Turkey

5th August 2014

The vast majority of readers of this blog will likely have good experiences of Turkey. Turkey is a beautiful country, very safe and the people are welcoming and friendly, however as in any country around the world there are some untrustworthy people. Here are some tips about how to avoid a scam in...

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