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Turkish History

Alev Lytle Croutier's "Harem: The World Behind the Veil (25th Anniversary Edition)"

Terence Clarke | Posted 12.01.2014 | Books
Terence Clarke

The idea of a harem has always been of interest to the west, although the truth of the harem is often sacrificed to over-wrought sensualist fantasy. The reality of the harem, as presented in this fine book, brings the idea to lovely--and accurate--fruition.

Ich Bin Ein Istanbuler

Andreas Souvaliotis | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
Andreas Souvaliotis

Istanbul is often described as the place where East meets West both literally, as the world's only city that straddles two continents, and metaphorically, as perhaps the world's busiest intersection of cultures, religions and leadership styles.

10 Things You May Not Have Known About Turkey

Ronen Paldi | Posted 07.25.2011 | Travel
Ronen Paldi

Turkey is one of the most beautiful and exotic locations on earth. However, many people don't know just how amazing this land is, or they just have misconceptions about it.