4 Best Camping Locations In Turkey For 2022

If camping is your choice, you do not need to know how to pitch a tent, nor do you have to give up necessary comfort, electricity, or a comfortable bed. In most campsites, you can rent already installed and well-equipped tents or caravans. Today’s campsites usually offer additional facilities: restaurants, sports fields, swimming pools, etc. … Read more

Best hotels in Turkey

Turkey is strategically situated between the two continents, Asia and Europe. The country is bestowed with amazing natural beauty, breathtaking architecture, stunning cultural sites, and spectacular sights. From the magnificent mosques and exquisite museums in Instabul to the posh lifestyle at the seaside resort of Bodrum to the immersive landscapes of Cappadocia, there is something … Read more

Young, Urban Women: The Face of Turkey’s Protest Movement

ISTANBUL, June 10, 2013. By Karim Talbi (AFP) – They are young, urban and well-educated, and for the past week they have been sleeping in an Istanbul park: meet the women on the frontline of Turkey’s mass anti-government protests. “We are the women Erdogan would like to see staying at home,” said actress Sevi Algan, … Read more

Fears of forced hijab fuel alarm over Turkey’s Islamic school surge

Protestors march with placards reading “Enough! Don’t turn our schools to Imam Hatips” on August 25, 2014, at Kadikoy in Istanbul. In recent months, parents have demonstrated outside of schools which have been turned into Imam Hatips – schools specializing in religious education combined with a modern curriculum. By Dilay Gundogan, Emmanuelle Baillon ISTANBUL (AFP) … Read more

Turkey to Lift Ban on Headscarves

ANKARA, September 30, 2013. By Fulya Ozerkan (AFP) – Turkey on Monday announced it would lift a ban on women wearing headscarves in most public offices, following other measures critics say are aimed at Islamising the staunchly secular country. In a major speech to introduce political reforms, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that, with a few … Read more