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Erdogan slams Israel as Gaza conflict ends diplomatic thaw

Turkey has declared three days of mourning for the dead in Gaza, while the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Tuesday donned a… 593 more words

Religion

Eggs & (Turkey) Bacon

Everyone loves bacon, but try turkey bacon once! It’s less fat and tastes (in my opinion) better than bacon!

I always struggle eating eggs, so usually I make them but don’t eat them. 33 more words

Health

The Rumeli Castle

Called the Rumelihisari in Turkish, the Rumeli Castle, or Fortress, dominates a fair amount of the Bosphorus coast in Sariyer. Rumeli was build between 1451 and 1452 by Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror (the movie Fetih 1453 has a brief scene about the controversy of building Rumeli). 385 more words

The Captain’s Excellent Adventure

5am was a bit of a different time to get up. But the Captain said this was the time his Gulet needed to depart so up we got. 533 more words

Turkey

Poolside Playlist

A couple of months ago First Choice announced that they were teaming up with The Saturdays to create the ultimate ‘Poolside Playlist’ in celebration of their Holiday Villages being 10 years old.

Summer

A light delve into the world of Ethnomusicology!

Amongst many of my guilty pleasures is ethnomusicology, the study of music of different cultures! The great thing about music is that it means different things to different people… it has different functions and identities for different people and societies. 1,323 more words

Culture