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Turkish, US top defense officials discuss F-35, Syria

Turkish and U.S. defense chiefs exchanged views on Syria and the F-35 fighter jet project on June 26, according to a statement from Turkey's National Defense Ministry.        


S-400 purchase indispensable part of statehood: MHP leader

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader said on June 26 that purchasing the Russian S-400 air defense systems is not only a matter of national security.      


Russian arms exporter: S-400s delivery measures to Turkey completed

All preliminary measures for the delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey are complete, the head of Russia's arms export company Rosoboronexport said on June 26.


G-20 summit to focus on Mideast, trade wars

Fears that spiraling tensions between Iran and the U.S. could erupt into conflict and the latter?s trade battle with China are poised to dominate a high-stakes G20 summit that will begin on June 28.


Turkish parliament ratifies new military service law

The Turkish parliament on June 25 ratified a new military service law cutting the military service period in half.


10 migrants in NW Turkey die in vehicle crash

Ten people have died and 30 were injured when a vehicle carrying irregular migrants crashed in northwestern Turkey, according to reports from the scene.


Turkish cab fares one of cheapest in world

Turkey has one of the cheapest taxi fares with 2.24 euros for a 5-kilometer ride, a research by taxi2airport showed.


Historic road to ancient stadium comes to light

A site on the UNESCO World Heritage tentative list since 2013, the ancient city of Laodicea?s stadium will be easier to access as the ancient street to the structure is unearthed


Bodrum to host stars at music festival in August

The 15th Bodrum Music Festival will feature international stars from the music world between Aug. 22 and 25. Pianist Faz?l Say will take the stage for the festival?s opening concert.


Security guard steals 4.8 mln euros

A security guard working at a bank in Turkey?s southern province of Adana has stolen 4,795,000 euros, local security sources said on June 26.


Bungalows to be moved out of Gölcük National Park

Bungalows built in the Gölcük National Park as part of a planned development, which was later annulled by a court order, will soon be sold and relocated to other areas, the mayor of the northwestern province of Bolu has said.


Court rules Kavala stay in jail in Gezi Park trial

Istanbul court on June 25 ruled that Osman Kavala, a businessman, to remain in custody in Gezi Park trial, according to judicial sources.


47 get aggravated life sentence in FETÖ military academy case

A Turkish court on June 26 convicted 47 defendants with aggravated life terms for the incidents that took place in a military academy during the July 15 defeated coup in Turkey, according to a judicial source.


Enterprise closed over ?disrespect toward women?

The municipality of Akp?nar in the Central Anatolian province of K?r?ehir has ordered the closure of an enterprise for 15 days due to ?disrespect shown toward women.?


Forest fire consumes 25 acres of land in NW Turkey

A forest fire destroyed almost 10 hectares (nearly 25 acres) of land in Turkey's northwest.


10 migrants in NW Turkey die in vehicle crash

Ten people have died and 30 were injured when a vehicle carrying irregular migrants crashed in northwestern Turkey, according to reports from the scene.


Hoteliers expect more Russian tourists as ban removed

Turkish hoteliers have welcomed the Russian government?s decision that allows Russian police to spend their annual leave in Turkey as they expect this move to boost tourism activity.


New passenger rail service connects Turkey and Iran

A new passenger rail service rolled out between Turkey and Iran on June 24, according to Iran's news agency.


US Consulate staffer released from house arrest

The house arrest of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul and his family has been cancelled due to health concerns, prosecutors said on June 25.


Turkey's theatre audience surges in 2018

Turkey's theatre audience surged 11.9% on a yearly basis in 2018, the country's statistical authority announced on June 26.  


Enterprise closed over ?disrespect toward women?

The municipality of Akp?nar in the Central Anatolian province of K?r?ehir has ordered the closure of an enterprise for 15 days due to ?disrespect shown toward women.?


Mark Eliyahu performs in Istanbul, Ankara

Mark Eliyahu performs in Istanbul, Ankara


French restaurant crowned world's best          

Mirazur on the French Riviera was crowned number one at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore


Local carmaker TEMSA seals $57 million deal in Romania

Turkish carmaker TEMSA has sealed a deal with Romania?s Interior Ministry worth 50 million euros (around $57 million) to deliver a total of 326 units of LD 12 model buses.


Yacht tourism experiencing a good year: Tourism players

Turkey is observing a 20 percent increase in demand for boats and yachts rented by tourists, especially foreign, this year, tourism players have said.


Turkey presses Hungary on lifting transport quotas

Turkey is urging Hungary to lift transportation quotas in order to boost trade and benefit consumers, Turkey's industry and technology minister said on June 26.


THY remains cautious about flying Boeing?s MAX jets

Turkey?s flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) has announced that it will keep Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded which is likely to impact certain flights this summer.


Pegasus Airlines to hire 150 new pilots

Turkey?s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines plans to add 150 new pilots to its crew, according to the company?s general manager.


THY sees decline in passenger traffic in May

The number of passengers served by Turkish Airlines (THY) declined by 4.5 percent on an annual basis to 5.87 million in May, the national flag carrier announced yesterday in a filing with the stock exchange.


UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq

Britain's most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of ongoing operations against remnants of the Islamic State group, the U.K.'s defense secretary said.


US border agency head leaving amid child detentions outcry

The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on June 25, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant children.


Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister

Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on June 26, according to RIA news agency.


Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy

Iran on June 25 slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, with the Foreign Ministry saying the measures spell "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington.


Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' Brexit threat

Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on June 24 he was seriously prepared to take the country out of the European Union in October even if a deal with the bloc had not been reached.


Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

For years, Abu Ali sold used furniture and home appliances for a living. But he never thought Syria's war would one day make him homeless and force him to sell his own.


Top 10 sites for camping in Turkey

From the Black Sea region to the serene beauty of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, Turkey offers picturesque camping sites for those seeking a budget-friendly holiday in the wilderness. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, including the best ten camping sites in Turkey that you should know about:


Nine best spots for a unique culture trip in southeastern Turkey

Over thousands of years of deep-rooted history, a multicultural society structure and cultural treasures have made Turkey an unprecedented holiday destination for history lovers. Ancient cities that gave birth to the first states, the first traces of agriculture and civilization along with archaic monasteries, enormous sculptures, mystical cave houses and historic chapels of southeastern Turkey welcome those yearning for a trip back in time to antiquity. Click through for the nine best spots for an adventurous trip through time in Turkey, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Nine best spots for a unique culture trip in southeastern Turkey

Over thousands of years of deep-rooted history, a multicultural society structure and cultural treasures have made Turkey an unprecedented holiday destination for history lovers. Ancient cities that gave birth to the first states, the first traces of agriculture and civilization along with archaic monasteries, enormous sculptures, mystical cave houses and historic chapels of southeastern Turkey welcome those yearning for a trip back in time to antiquity. Click through for the nine best spots for an adventurous trip through time in Turkey, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Top 10 sites for camping in Turkey

From the Black Sea region to the serene beauty of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, Turkey offers picturesque camping sites for those seeking a budget-friendly holiday in the wilderness. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, including the best ten camping sites in Turkey that you should know about:


5 hidden exotic paradises of Turkey

Crystal clear waters, golden beaches and abundant natural heritages, along with thousands of artifacts and ruins from ancient times, the Anatolian lands intrigue many guests from overseas. But for those looking for a calmer journey in Turkey, the country still holds many uncharted summer destinations waiting to be discovered. Click through for five hidden exotic paradises of Turkey you should visit, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


?Touristic? Eastern Express debuts on May 29

A touristic version of the Eastern Express, a scenic train service that links the capital Ankara with the eastern province of Kars, will debut on May 29 with an official ceremony attended by Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turan and Culture Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy.


Turkey, a scuba diving paradise

Deep, calm and soothing waters, numerous ancient underwater cities, centenary old shipwrecks and vivid aquatic life make Turkey one of the best vacation spots for adventurous scuba divers. The Anatolian lands and its surrounding turquoise-hued seas are paradises for prominent divers. Click through for four diving sites in Turkey that you definitely should not miss, compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Last shadow puppeteer hopes to save his art

The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but he now believes the old Syrian art form might survive after the United Nations said it needed to be saved.


Marvel re-releases 'Avengers' as box office record looms

Marvel announced plans June 25 to re-release "Avengers: Endgame" with bonus material in theaters, as the summer's biggest blockbuster drew agonizingly close to breaking the global box office record.


Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend

One of fashion's most recognizable faces, Naomi Campbell has long spoken of discrimination in fashion industry


Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase

Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on June 24.


Infamous botched art restoration in Spain gets makeover

A 16th century sculpture of Saint George in Spain whose amateur restoration left it looking like what many said was a cartoon character has been brought back to its original state, regional authorities said June 24.


Michael Jackson fans prepare for death anniversary

Defiant fans are preparing to mark 10 years since Michael Jackson's death as fascination with the King of Pop remains undimmed despite lurid claims of child sex abuse.


Wallenda siblings complete daunting Times Square tightrope stunt  

Siblings from a famed circus family - the Flying Wallendas - walked a wire strung 25 stories over New York's Times Square Sunday, in a hair-raising balancing act performed across five city blocks.


9 facts about Turkish coffee that may surprise you

Dating back to the 15th century, Turkish coffee is more than a cup of beverage for the Turks. It is a symbol of friendship, a tool for fortune telling and an excuse for chit chatting. A cup of coffee is remembered for forty years, an old Turkish apothegm says. Click though for 9 interesting facts about Turkish coffee that you probably don?t know, compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


16 astonishing UNESCO sites you probably didn?t know were in Turkey

Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations and empires for ages. Its heritage can be seen in its preserved sites, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Some of them remain largely undiscovered, though. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, including the 16 UNESCO sites in Turkey that you should --but probably did not-- see. (Photos: Alamy)


11 prominent Turkish painters of 20th century

Don?t let the 150-year history of modern Turkish painting fool you; it is only the tip of the iceberg. Rooted in the 500-year history of traditional Ottoman miniaturization, the art of painting evolved in these lands when the society was released from Abdulhamid II?s tyrannical reign. Click through for 16 ingenious Turkish painters of the 20th century you should now about, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Top 10 archaeological discoveries in 2018

Nearly 350 archaeological excavations were carried out in 2018 in Turkey. The Culture and Tourism Ministry allocated 26 million Turkish Liras for the excavations. Nearly 50 rescue excavations are still continuing in the country. Click through for this year?s top 10 discoveries, ranked by Hürriyet's archaelogy reporter Ömer Erbil...


Top 10 new restaurants in Turkey for 2019

New restaurants have popped up in Turkey?s three largest cities ahead of the 2019 season. The Hürriyet jury, composed of professional gourmets, travelers and food enthusiast journalists, has selected the top 10 new restaurants. Click through for the full list...


Top 10 soup restaurants in Turkey

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest in the world when it comes to soups. Most Turks prefer to begin their lunches and dinners with soup, which is why you can find an incredible variety and depth in this culinary area. Click through for the top 10 soup restaurants across Turkey, selected by the Hürriyet jury of gourmets and food researchers...


Top 11 artifacts in Turkey?s museums that you should see but probably missed

From Asia to Europe, Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations for thousands of years. With its affluent sources of ancient ruins, Turkey is in the forefront when it comes to historical artifacts. Some of them are not as well-known by tourists as they deserve, like the history?s first love poem and a Viking graffiti in one of the greatest buildings ever built. Click through for the top 11 overlooked historical artifacts in Turkey...


Top 25 Turkish TV series, according to Forbes

Forbes magazine has announced the top 25 highest grossing Turkish TV series of the year. Click through for the full list...


Best Turkish movies ranked by Hürriyet jury

Since its beginning in 1914 with Fuat Uzk?nay?s proto-documentary titled ?The Demolition of Ayastefanos Monument,? Turkish cinema has produced dozens of masterpieces in several genres. Hürriyet Sunday?s jury composed of prominent directors, actors and cinema critics has picked the best movies of Turkish cinema. Click through for the top 50...


Top 5 weekend activities in Istanbul

Istanbul presents unique experiences for those who want to escape from the intense week day into the weekend in the world?s only intercontinental city. Click through for the top five suggestions from Hürriyet Travel:


Top 10 soup restaurants in Turkey

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest in the world when it comes to soups. Most Turks prefer to begin their lunches and dinners with soup, which is why you can find an incredible variety and depth in this culinary area. Click through for the top 10 soup restaurants across Turkey, selected by the Hürriyet jury of gourmets and food researchers...


Top 25 Turkish TV series, according to Forbes

Forbes magazine has announced the top 25 highest grossing Turkish TV series of the year. Click through for the full list...


Top 5 weekend activities in Istanbul

Istanbul presents unique experiences for those who want to escape from the intense week day into the weekend in the world?s only intercontinental city. Click through for the top five suggestions from Hürriyet Travel:


Turkey?s intelligence agency opens digital museum of espionage

Turkey?s National Intelligence Organization (M?T) has opened an online museum dedicated to the history of espionage on its website. From Turkish intelligence reports on Lawrence of Arabia to curious gadgets for espionage, you can click through for the stories from M?T?s digital museum.


French restaurant crowned world's best          

Mirazur on the French Riviera was crowned number one at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore


Caravaggio painting sold to mystery foreign buyer

A mystery foreign buyer has snapped up a painting by Italian master Caravaggio that was discovered five years ago in a French attic before it could be sold at auction, the auction house said on June 25.


Marvel re-releases 'Avengers' as box office record looms

Marvel announced plans June 25 to re-release "Avengers: Endgame" with bonus material in theaters, as the summer's biggest blockbuster drew agonizingly close to breaking the global box office record.


Japan's anime industry in crisis

Japanese anime industry is struggling to face up to a lack of animators, bad working conditions and perhaps a lack of creativity


World's most costly painting on Saudi prince's yacht    

Since its sale for a record $450 million, the whereabouts of the "Salvator Mundi," said to be painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has become one of the art world's greatest mysteries.


Foreigners snap up Istanbul?s iconic waterfront mansions

They are among Istanbul?s most iconic sights -- magnificent waterside mansions strung out along the Bosphorus as the waters of the strait dividing Europe and Asia lap almost at their front doors. Click through for the AFP story in photos by Alamy...


Thousands have already booked their seats for popular Eastern Express

With the winter approaching, the demand for seats on the Eastern Express, a train service that links the capital Ankara with the eastern province of Kars, has surged again, as the number of tickets sold so far for the winter months reached 10,000. Click through for the story in photos...


World?s top 20 healthiest cities list has one Turkish town

Bursa in western Turkey has ranked five in the list of healthiest cities in the world by Numbeo, while three more Turkish cities have appeared in the top 100. Click through for the top 20 healthiest cities in photos...


Top 10 museums in Istanbul, ranked by our jury

Being the capital of three empires, Istanbul hosts 82 different museums. The Hürriyet jury, composed of eminent historians, travelers and journalists, has picked the top 10 museums in Istanbul. Click through for the full list...


Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey

For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...


Top 10 street food venues in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Street food is one of the most delicious ways to get to know a country and its culture. Hürriyet?s Gastronomy Jury has ranked the best street food venues in Turkey. Click through for the best of the best...


World?s weirdest museums list includes one Turkish venue

CNN Travel has ranked the world?s weirdest museums. The Avanos Hair Museum in Central Anatolia is the only Turkish venue ranked by CNN. Click through for the full list...


Top 9 things to do in Istanbul?s Princes? Islands

The Princes? Islands in the Marmara Sea present a unique opportunity for a short escape from Istanbul. Our jury has picked nine awesome activities that you can do on the islands. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 hamams in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Hamam, or Turkish bath, is one of the defining features of Turkish culture. A culture passed down over history, the baths, besides being a place to get pampered, is a spot for socializing and entertainment. Hürriyet?s jury have chosen the best traditional Roman and Ottoman baths of Turkey. Click through for the full list...


Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey

For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...


Top 10 museums in Istanbul, ranked by our jury

Being the capital of three empires, Istanbul hosts 82 different museums. The Hürriyet jury, composed of eminent historians, travelers and journalists, has picked the top 10 museums in Istanbul. Click through for the full list...


Statues on top of Mount Nemrut await visitors

Hotels in the southeastern province of Ad?yaman are enjoying a 100 percent occupancy rate thanks to a flock of domestic visitors wanting to spend their upcoming nine-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, along with the increasing number of foreign visitors wanting to see the beautiful Mount Nemrut.


World?s weirdest museums list includes one Turkish venue

CNN Travel has ranked the world?s weirdest museums. The Avanos Hair Museum in Central Anatolia is the only Turkish venue ranked by CNN. Click through for the full list...


World?s top 20 healthiest cities list has one Turkish town

Bursa in western Turkey has ranked five in the list of healthiest cities in the world by Numbeo, while three more Turkish cities have appeared in the top 100. Click through for the top 20 healthiest cities in photos...


Turkey?s most peaceful village: Ild?r?

Hürriyet Travel has selected Ild?r? in western Turkey as the country?s most peaceful village. Click through for the story in photos...


'Meow Park' opens doors to stray cats in Turkey's south

The ?Meow Park? on Turkey's Mediterranean coast has become a major draw for local stray cats, as it provides the felines with safe homes, along with ample food and space to play. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 hamams in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Hamam, or Turkish bath, is one of the defining features of Turkish culture. A culture passed down over history, the baths, besides being a place to get pampered, is a spot for socializing and entertainment. Hürriyet?s jury have chosen the best traditional Roman and Ottoman baths of Turkey. Click through for the full list...


Top 9 things to do in Istanbul?s Princes? Islands

The Princes? Islands in the Marmara Sea present a unique opportunity for a short escape from Istanbul. Our jury has picked nine awesome activities that you can do on the islands. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey, selected by Hürriyet jury

Whether it is the gorgeous Bosphorus or the biblical River Euphrates, Turkey provides many options for those who would like to dine at a waterfront venue. Click through for the top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey selected by Hürriyet Travel?s jury of experts.


2,200 year old ancient city Aigai waiting to be discovered

Only one percent of the ancient city of Aigai in the Yunuslar district of the western Turkish province of Manisa has been unearthed so far in the excavations that started back in 2004. Click through for the story in photos...


Music and dance festivals in Turkey: A calendar for 2018-2019

Music and dance lovers can find something interesting for themselves this year, whether they like jazz or rock, latin or folk and whether they go to western or eastern Turkey... Click through for the 2018-2019 calendar for music and dance festivals in Turkey...


Mount Nemrut mesmerizes South Korean bloggers

A group of South Korean bloggers along with Korean tourism company executives have visited Turkey?s majestic Mt. Nemrut, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the southeastern Ad?yaman province.


22 unique experiences in Turkey, from petting stray cats to oil wrestling

If you come to Turkey, you should not leave without experiencing at least some of its uniqueness. See, hear, feel, eat, travel, have fun and love in Turkish style. Click through our list of unique experiences that you can only have in Turkey...


Mayor takes action against graffiti on walls of historical city for Christianity

The mayor of the western Turkish town of ?znik, which is a key venue in the history of Christianity, has launched a campaign against those who paint the historic city walls with graffiti despite repeated warnings. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 natural marvels in Turkey selected by Hürriyet?s jury

The Anatolian geography with its climate, unique location and biodiversity is home to several unique natural beauties. Lakes in the green valleys, mountain plains, unique rock formations, rivers, valleys and beaches? Hürriyet Travel has compiled the must-see natural marvels of Turkey. It is our hope to preserve these landscapes in the future. Click through for our top 10...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Turkey?s top 50 female CEOs

Turkish business magazines Capital and Ekonomist have selected the ?50 Powerful Female CEOs? of Turkey. Here is the full list announced at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 5, 2018:


Turkish doctors become social media influencers

A recent trend on social media in Turkey is the increasing influence of a group of good-looking Turkish doctors. Click through for the photo story by Hürriyet reporter Kübra Genç...


Most popular Turkish pilot on social media changes job

Ebru Ünsal, who has been described as the most popular Turkish pilot on social media, has switched jobs. Click through for the story in photos...


Istanbul?s Kad?köy hailed among ?world?s coolest neighborhoods?

The district of Kad?köy on Istanbul?s Asian side has been hailed as one of the top 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world by Time Out magazine. Click through for the story in photos...


Priceless 'Croesus Treasures' exhibited in Turkey's U?ak

The Croesus (Karun) Treasures with 432 pieces of priceless artifacts including two-time stolen winged seahorse brochure are displayed in Turkey's western U?ak province. Click through for the story in photos...


Street lamp falls on unlucky passerby in Istanbul

A street lamp has fallen on the head of a passerby in Istanbul, injuring the man.


Best restaurants in Istanbul, ranked by Turkey's Pearly Gastronomy Guide

The Hürriyet newspaper's jury of experts has created the "Pearly Gastronomy Guide" to rank Turkey's best restaurants. Click through for the top 20 restaurants in Istanbul, according to the 2018 guide...


Top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey

Daily Hürriyet?s travel supplement, Seyahat, has listed the top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 29 must-try Turkish street foods

Turkey is frequently described as a paradise when it comes to cuisine. Along with that, it also has hidden treasures in its streets as well. Click through for the top 29 Turkish street foods from "wet" hamburger to roasted chestnut, selected by the gastronomy jury of daily Hürriyet...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey

Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey


15 best hotels of Turkey in 2018, according to Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor?s annual list of best hotels has been published. Click through for the top 15 hotels in Turkey that won Travellers? Choice 2018 awards with the votes of the website?s users.


Top 9 places in Turkey for vacation in September

Those who have not been able to go on vacation over the summer or those who wish to extend their vacation can check Hürriyet Travel?s list for the best holiday destinations in Turkey in the month of September. Click through for the story in photos...


Turkey's traditional K?rkp?nar Oil Wrestling competition kicks off for 657th time

Turkey?s longest-running traditional sports event, K?rkp?nar Oil Wrestling competition, has started in the northwestern province of Edirne. The annual event, which is organized for the 657th time this year, attracts thousands of people. Click through for the story in photos...