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High-tech backed repair begins at Topkapı Palace

High-tech backed repair begins at Topkapı Palace

After a number of scientific reports raised the alarm that Istanbul’s historic Topkapı Palace is sliding steadily toward the sea, officials have launched a restoration effort that is planned to take around three decades.

Comment(s)6/1/2017

A guide to İzmir for seasoned travelers

A guide to İzmir for seasoned travelers

So you have already been to İzmir and you think you have already exhausted the list of places to visit: Fish at the sea-front, the Clock Tower and, of course, Ephesus. Do come back, as there is more:

Comment(s)5/12/2017

BLOG: Thank you to the people of Istanbul

BLOG: Thank you to the people of Istanbul

As I contemplated a visit to Istanbul this year, I was confronted with multiple warnings of danger there

Comment(s)5/25/2017

Signs of art market uptick seen ahead of NY sales

Signs of art market uptick seen ahead of NY sales

Traditionally the auction houses’ largest, the spring sales in New York kick off on May 15. Hopes are high that major works will reap strong, even record, prices

Comment(s)5/9/2017

Countdown starts for International İzmir Festival

Countdown starts for International İzmir Festival

İzmir will host international dancers and musicians between June 1 and July 4 during the 31st International İzmir Festival

Comment(s)5/24/2017

Marine, leave us dual citizens be!

Marine, leave us dual citizens be!

France’s far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen, says that will not permit French citizens to retain citizenship in a non-European country if she is elected on May 7. With some European countries reopening the debate on dual citizens, it is worth remembering that dual citizens are neither Trojan horses nor ‘temporary citizens’ whose rights can be rescinded when political conditions so dictate

Comment(s)5/6/2017

13 reasons why Turkey’s youth is unhappy

13 reasons why Turkey’s youth is unhappy

In the wake of May 19 Youth Day, Erospolis takes a look at what makes Turkey’s youth, which is so praised in glorious speeches, so unhappy in real life

Comment(s)5/20/2017

Fyre Fest lives, dies on social media

Fyre Fest lives, dies on social media

A multiday music, art and culture party that promised ‘an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded’ on the Bahamian island of Exuma was a big fiasco, leaving party-goers angry

Comment(s)4/30/2017

What type of Turkish mom are you?

What type of Turkish mom are you?

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, Erospolis takes a look at the predominant type of mothers: From ‘Cool’ to ‘Guilty,’ from ‘SuperMa’m’ to the ‘Victim’

Comment(s)5/13/2017

‘Here’s İzmir, bro’

‘Here’s İzmir, bro’

As İzmirians bask in the praise of the out-of-towners, Erospolis offers you a list of İzmir tales carefully gathered from natives and newcomers.

Comment(s)4/29/2017

Secret of burning stone solved

Secret of burning stone solved

Yanartaş, a naturally occurring fire that burns constantly in Çıralı in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district, is connected with the natural gas beds in the eastern Mediterranean, scientists have discovered.

Comment(s)5/13/2017

Vinegar offers hope in Barrier Reef starfish battle

Vinegar offers hope in Barrier Reef starfish battle

Coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish can be safely killed by common household vinegar, scientists revealed April 27 in a discovery that offers hope for Australia’s struggling Great Barrier Reef

Comment(s)4/28/2017

İzmir stands unrivaled in tourism diversity

İzmir stands unrivaled in tourism diversity

A team of Hürriyet writers and editors challenged themselves with a task of discovering one of Turkey’s most vivid cities, İzmir, in less than three days. The ‘Discover İzmir’ tour was jointly organized by daily Hürriyet, the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) and İzmir Municipality

Comment(s)5/12/2017

Fisherman of Halicarnassus remembered in Bodrum

Fisherman of Halicarnassus remembered in Bodrum

Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, a famous writer known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, is appreciated for his contributions to Bodrum, where he was exiled after being found guilty for an article he wrote

Comment(s)4/20/2017

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