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BOZA AND SALEP: BEST DRINKS FOR COLD WINTER NIGHTS

Boza and salep are traditional drinks with specific, familiar flavors. They do not require expensive advertisements and advertising agencies. Their customers are regular, and can’t wait for wintertime to come, especially in the Balkan countries....
A trip in Antep style

A trip in Antep style

I vaguely remember Gaziantep, as I had visited the city for business purposes almost a decade ago. What remains in my head is rather an archeollogical legend, Zeugma; than sillouette of the city. At the... Coffee, baklava and museums
The Traveler’s Forum

The Traveler’s Forum

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Food for the whole village – KESKEK

Food for the whole village – KESKEK

This tradition is on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of Turkey. Several women from a small village in southeastern Turkey are singing songs around a huge stone mortar filled with grain. They are... When are we going to try your keskek?
Ortaköy – It’s time for pleasure while facing the Bosphorus

Ortaköy – It’s time for pleasure while facing the Bosphorus

It is winter in Istanbul... Occasionally, as if it is in a hurry to enter the new year… Shrewish, cold winds of december stroke Ortaköy with love, which is one of the pearl shores of...
A bike journey from Macedonia to Istanbul

A bike journey from Macedonia to Istanbul

Travelling from Macedonia to Turkey isn’t a problem, even if you don’t go by car or plane:) He is an avid lover of the sport on two wheels. Goce Shutevski from the village of Rusinovo,... He travelled 750 km
Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme or Sac Boregi is a traditional Turkish meal. Its name comes from the Turkish word “goz” which means “eye”. It is made of kneaded dough rolled into very thin crusts, just like a pancake... How to prepare gozleme at home
Are you talking to me?

Are you talking to me?

Perceptions of “Greek” I met across the neighbors’ fences You can’t draw definite conclusions about how people you meet casually in another country see you as a representative of your own country. But if their...
A Turkish and a Macedonian guide people through the mazes of the EU

A Turkish and a Macedonian guide people through the mazes of the EU

Out of it, but very much in it The ‘art’ of being a Member State is not to blindly implement and apply EU law, but to do it well.   Two people from countries that... Out of it, but very much in it
Macun: More than just candy

Macun: More than just candy

Visiting the historical center of Istanbul you are bound to find yourself at the crowded way towards the entrance of the Top Kapi Palace. Among the incredible jam-packed situation, you may miss the street-sellers at... Candy-tonic from the Ottoman times