Regional Cuisines of Turkey

Turkey is divided into seven regions.Every region has it’s own characteristic soil and climate. Therefore, all the different varities of products that are grown in every region effect the food culture within the region. As well as the distinctive variety of products, the customs and traditions of Anatolia, are the factors that create the basis […]

Ecological Farm Stays

This type of tourism started by the non-governmental organizations throughout the world and Turkey followed the lead by becoming partners with these NGO’s. The aim in this project is to bring the farm owners and the end users together, to learn from each other, to exchange ideas and experiences as well as finding out about […]

Places to Visit on the Aegean Coast of Turkey

The Aegean coast of Turkey stretches alongside the West of the country. Encompassing many civilizations throughout history, it is not only abundant in historical ruins but also with places of natural beauty. A road trip of this region is ideal due to the intense work made by the government in recent years to improve driving […]

Foça

Ionia konfederasyonunun bir üyesi olan Foça, Antik Foçaea, Çandarlı ( Pitane ) ve İzmir ( Smyrna ) körfezi arasında kurulmuştur ve Ege’nin köpüklü berrak sularıyla çevrili kıyılarıyla, hoş kokulu çam ağaçlarıyla kaplı yamaçlarıyla, Kapodakya’nın peri bacalarına benzeyen büyüleyici küçük adalarıyla antik ve modern dünyanın ilgisini her zaman çekmiştir. Marsilya’dan gelen turistler Ege denizinin büyüleyici kıyılarında […]

Efes Arkeoloji Müzesi

Efes Müzesi, Efes ve yakın çevresinde bulunan Miken, Arkaik, Klasik, Hellenistik, Roma, Bizans, Selçuklu ve Osmanlı devirlerine ait önemli eserlerin yanı sıra kültürel faaliyetleri ve ziyaretçi kapasitesi ile de Türkiye’nin en önemli müzelerinden biridir. Efes Müzesi’nin ağırlıklı olarak bir antik kentin eserlerini sergileyen müze olması nedeniyle kronolojik ve tipolojik bir sergileme yerine eserlerin buluntu yerlerine […]

Ege Bölgesi’nde Turizm

Anadolu en güzel manzaralarını Ege kıyılarında sunar, dersek abartmış olmayız. Heredot’un deyimiyle “Dünyanın en güzel gökyüzüne ve en iyi iklimine sahip” Ege kıyıları boyunca körfezler ve yarımadalar, koylar ve plajlar peş peşe sıralanır. Asırlar boyu sayısız mitolojik olaylarla iç içe yaşamış bu bölgede, adım başına tiyatroları, tapınakları, agoraları ile ünlü antik kentlere rastlarsınız. Homer’in ölümsüzleştirdiği […]

Culinary Tourism

The most important factors involved in visiting a new place is to see a place that you’ve never seen before and to be exposed to a new culture. However there is yet another reason that has been quite popular in the recent years and that is; to visit places based on their culinary culture. Recent […]

Introduction Food & Tourism

In a dream Evliya Çelebi had on his 21st birthday, he was in the presence of Prophet Mohammad and Muslim saints. As he wanted to wish to mediate for the Prophet Mohammad’s soul, his tongue slipped and he was granted to travel. From the very moment he woke up he devoted himself to traveling. Keeping […]

Izmir Cuisine

There a few important reasons why İzmir cuisine is one of the richest cuisines of Anatolia. First of all, İzmir is the most important capital of the region where civilizations rooted from. As the father of history, Heredotus mentioned in a saying, “A land that is built right under the most beautiful sky” was not […]