Ramadan

When speaking of Ramadan, the first thing that comes to mind is the fast. We embrace Ramadan with some related notes. Instead of what we all know, we’ll touch on some points from the history of faith. From the fast tradition of the Maya to the most “the strictest” fast in the world…here some amazing…

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Ramadan and The Sweet Festival

Ramadan, the 1434th anniversary will be celebrated this year. The 29 days of Ramadan will come to the end on eve on August 7th. The Sweet Festival will start on Thursday August 8th and draw to a close on saturday August 10th. Ramadan will fall in July this year. Which means that fasting will take…

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Transportation

To get around Turkey, there are two feasible options: road or air transportation. Ferries and railways are almost obsolete in Turkey. On the other hand you can use ferries to go to the Greek Islands. For more information see ferry transportation in Kairos Travel. With the start of new private airlines serving domestic destinations, air…

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Arts and Culture

DANCE Turkish dance is a very important and inseparable part of the rich heritage of Turkish culture. Through thousands of years, hundreds of different civilization with many different colors, sound, rhythm has been composed. Turkey has a very ancient folk dance tradition, which varies from region to region, each dance being colourful, rhythmic, elegant and…

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Famous Beaches

Ilica – Alacati, Cesme – Izmir Ilica is historically a retreat for wealthy people during summer holidays. Nowadays, it is a popular destination for many. It has natural hot water springs, the word Ilica itself meaning hot springs in Turkish, and some of these are located in the sea. Ilica also has a golden beach,…

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Turkish Cuisine

Turkey is world renowned for its unique and specialized cuisine. The country’s climate ranges from temperate to extremes of heat and cold which enables a varied range of fresh produce to be cultivated, from tea in the cooler north to chili peppers in the south. For most Turks, the staples are rice and wheat and…

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Turkish Rug

Turkish handwoven rugs are works of art which continue a tradition that developed over thousands of years. Women were the primary weavers, and archeological evidence has shown that weavers were apart of Turkish society as far back as 7000 BC. Initially rugs were woven out of wool. Around 550 BC, silkworms were brought into current-day…

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Shadow Puppet

Some say that shadow puppet theatre began in the palaces of Ottoman sultans, or as early as the 14th century. The original characters are said to have been based on two real men from the early 14th century, who amused people with their humorous actions. Once they were gone, they were so badly missed that…

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Turkish Delight

The history of Turkish Delight (known as “lokum”) dates back over 200 years, making it one of the oldest candies in the world. Turkish legend has it that in his endeavor to quell the rumblings of discontent within his harem, a Turkish sultan summoned all his confectionery experts and ordered them to produce a unique…

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Evil Eye

“Nazar Boncugu” is a little magic stone that protects one from the “Evil Eye.” You see this blue glass piece practically everywhere you go throughout Turkey… dangling from taxi cabs, pinned to babies’ clothes, guarding the doorways of houses, even built into the foundations of modern office buildings.

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