The henna occupies a very important place in Turkish culture. Several rituals associated with henna, It is used at least in 3 important occasions: – In the hand of the bride before the wedding. The … Continue reading

The “ointment” Traditional Turkish Drink

In Turkey there are a few drinks that are part of their culture and traditions. The raki can not miss a meal with friends or family ,or celebration special. Tea “tea” which is taken daily and … Continue reading

5 to the top 10 hamam in Turkey. II

As I commented in the previous post of the hamam, This list is a series of very popular historical hamam in Turkey, are not luxury, and surely the most beautiful. But, possibly, the most authentic. Scattered all … Continue reading

The hamam, or Turkish bath

No one should visit Turkey and leave without entering a hamam and take a steam bath. Definitely a wonderful and unforgettable experience. The smell of the soap they use to take extra throughout the body is something that has been … Continue reading

23 April “Children's Day” and early macunu mesir festival “International Festival paste mesa”

    Remind you that today 23 April is a national holiday in Turkey, the establishment of the Turkish Parliament commemorates (1920) and it is a day dedicated to children, because Atatürk (father of the Turkish Republic) … Continue reading

Turkish Coffee “Turkish coffee”

  If you visit Turkey and order a Turkish coffee, in if you ocurra removerlo!! It was what I did the first time and I was awful and I started to drink up all the dregs, because what characterizes this … Continue reading

The Alem, “the symbol of the crescent crown mosques”

If you have seen any mosque will have noticed that in all, on top of its large domes and minarets appears a symbol that crown , its name in Turkish”Alem”. A throughout the world … Continue reading

Feast of Sacrifice Lamb “Victims Bajrami”

This week is celebrated in Turkey and in all Muslim countries called "Eid al Adha" or "Eid al Adha", which can be translated as "Celebration of sacrifice" and is known in Turkish as kurban Bayrami. This year … Continue reading