In a first for Istanbul and Turkey, the Pera Museum is hosting the country’s first ever exhibition dedicated to graffiti. The aptly named “Language of the Wall” runs until 5 October, and features the works of some 20 artists from the US, France, Germany, Japan and Turkey.
The Aegean town of Alacati manages to effortlessly combine traditional Turkish hospitality with stylish boutique hotels, high-end fashion, independent art galleries and lively beach clubs. Popular for its boutique hotels with bijou pools and great food, there are also a myriad of new designer-led shops and unique artworks blossoming in Alacati.
Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has recently launched a brand-new tourism branding and advertising campaign under the banner ‘Home Of’. With the unchanging main byline ‘Home of….’, the second part of the byline uses variable text to convey Turkey as the starting point for many distinguished sites, historical events and unique features, including ‘Home Of History’ and ‘Home Of Adventure’ among many others.
Alacati is one of the best known Aegean destinations for foodies and those wanting festive atmosphere, and a bit of the unusual. Honoring the “out of the ordinary” this year Turkey celebrates the International Vanishing Tastes Festival June 6th thru 8th in this marvelous place noted for architecture, vineyards, windmills, and kite surfing.
Istanbul was named the top destination in the world, and in Europe, ahead of Rome, London, Paris and New York and other cities at the 6th Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations by TripAdvisor. The city received a record 39 plus million visitors in 2013, making it the sixth most visited city on Earth.
I am sure many people would like to be able to get in some of the worlds most famous national intelligence agencies museums. But, of course, looking at confidential content is forbidden, and only the curiosity and mystery remains. In Turkey however, the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) museum – MİT Casusluk Müzesi – opened its […]