For decades Turkey has been stigmatised by its past as a poor Muslim country, not exactly making it the top holiday destination for people who wanted to travel abroad somewhere sunny. While to a certa...
Throughout the country, Christmas fundamentalists are passing on the traditional meal of turkey and ham in favor of a more exotic meal with an unequivocally Southern flavor, the turducken (tur-duck-en...
Haibun is a poetry form consisting mostly of prose interspersed with haikus or with one haiku at the end. A haiku is a poem that originated in Japan with the 5-7-5 syllable count, and the prose part o...
Ankara, Turkey - Amidst arising controversy, Pope Benedict charges forward on his visits to Turkey. Details of his visit are highly sensitive because of remarks the Pope made in a speech back in Sept...
Our Off-Color Dictionary got started when our Turkish nephew, Yanki, suggested (back in 1996) that we prepare a page of the most commonly heard Turkish language swear words. If we left them out, he ad...
Baby does not have to be "left out" of Holiday meals just because she is an infant. The Holidays are a wonderful time for baby to explore foods and share in the family celebration. Pull baby...
Muslim or Turkish first?My Pal Jerry messaged me the other day asking if I had any comments about the NY Times article of November 28, 2006 entitled 'Allure of Islam Signals a Shift Within Turkey' by ...
The stalling of US and UK ambitions for Turkey to become a member of the EU during December 2006 has presented a challenge for Tony Blair during his sunset period as British Prime Minister.Turkey is a...
One of the most brilliant examples of modernization in modern world is Turkey. As far as Turkey is concerned, social change on behalf of the modernization has not completed yet. Turkey is a sampler of...
The Seks Furyasi (sex-movie boom) years of Turkish erotic films (1972-1985)7,000 people attended the opening gala of Turkey's first home-grown sex film...It's not known exactly when foreign erotic fil...