Turkish Holidays

A Busy Week in Turkey

This week in Turkey is going to be an interesting one and though in the past I…

Ramazan in Turkey 2014

Today Saturday the 28th of June is the first day of Ramazan (Ramadan). Ramazan is the 9th…

Ramazan Living in Turkey

Ramazan is a special time during the Islamic calender and time that I have come to like…

What is Ramazan?

Ramazan (Ramadan) in Turkey is an important time for Muslims in Turkey. Ramazan is the 9th month…

The Day of Aşure in Turkey

Living in Turkey you will come across the famous Aşure Pudding (pronounced “ah-shu-reh” in Turkish)  or Noah’s Pudding. …

Turkish New Year | Turkish New Year Traditions

New Year in Turkey has a kind of Christmas feel to it, with Christmas type decorations on…

Muharram in Turkey and the Rice Party

Have you ever heard of a Rice Party in Turkey? No, neither had I until a found…

Kurban Bayram Traditions | Bayram Traditions

Kurban Bayram Traditions and Greetings. Kurban Bayram is like our Christmas its, the end of the pilgrimage…

Kurban Bayram | What is Kurban Bayram

Kurban Bayram or Eid al-Adha is one of the most important holidays in the Islamic Calendar and…

Victory Day in Turkey, 30 August | Zafer Bayram

Every year on the 30th August Turkey celebrates Victory Day (Zafer Bayram). Victory Day in Turkey marks…