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Kerry Arslan

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Galata Tower | The History

What can I tell you about the Galata Tower.  It was built in 507 by the Byzantium…

Gulhane Park | The Tea House in the Park

Gulhane Park has to be my favourite place to go when I am in Istanbul, I can’t…

What to do in Istanbul

What to do in Istanbul?  The question should really be, What not to do in Istanbul!!  Istanbul…

Newroz, The Kurdish New Year

On the 21st of March the day of the Spring Equinox, the Kurdish community celebrate Newroz, The…

Newroz Poem by Piramerd 1948

Newroz Poem by Piramerd 1948 The New Year’s day is today. Newroz is back.An ancient Kurdish festival,…

Newroz Poem by Melayê Cizîrî

Newroz Poem by Melayê Cizîrî Without the light and the fire of Love, Without the Designer and…

Essential Guide to Holidaying in Turkey

The summer season in Turkey is almost upon us and for those that have holidays booked to…

It’s Snowing in Turkey | Adapazarı

Every winter I used to come and visit my Husband before moving to Turkey.  Whenever I told…

Nazar Boncuk | The Evil Eye Bead

I love Nazar Boncuk’s or Evil Eye’s.  I started collecting Jewellery with Nazar Boncuk’s on my first…

Gümüşlük, Bodrum | Video of Gümüşlük

For those that have never had the pleasure of visiting this lovely sea side village, Gümüşlük is…