With the advent of summer, a majority of you must have started to plan your holidays. Whereas some obvious destinations might have cropped into the minds of many, we bring to you Turkey that is at the cusp between Europe and Asia and has everything that a tourist can ask for. We also share our secret recipe of Turkish meatballs to get going with your taste buds. Then there’s Dubai where you can lay your eyes on the world’s tallest manmade structure, the Burj Khalifa. For the party animal in you drift away to the wild streets of Piccadilly Circus in London where night never sleeps and then to the sophisticated wine museum in the Bordeaux city of France. From France, take a train to Madrid in Spain or go to the primeval forest of Bialowieza that is spread between the borders of Poland and Belarus. For the ones who want to be closer to home and yet explore the unseeing, we have peddled our way to Dili, the city of East Timor in the Indian Ocean. With such a wide spread of options to choose from, we are sure you will make an amazing holiday plan. Enjoy!
Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Located on the northern coastline, it has everything for everyone from beaches, to grand contemporary shopping malls, to ancient markets, to desert safari, and much more that a tourist can ask for. 1. Look high for Burj Kalifa Burj Khalifa, also … Continue reading Dubai →
On the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea lies Antalya, a resort town whose vibrant life and numerous attractions pull in millions of tourists each year. If you ask a tourist for top destinations in the Mediterranean Sea, chances are that he or she would rattle off names of numerous French, Greek, Spanish and Italian … Continue reading Antalya →
Köfte (sometimes pronounced Köfta) is to the Turkish (and the wider middle-east and central asia) what kabab is to the Indians. The origin of the word köfta comes from Classical Persian kōfta that comes from the verb kōftan, which means “to beat” or “to grind” – hence “grinding the meat of the meatball.” From Greece, … Continue reading Köfte or Delicious Turkish Meatballs →
Piccadilly Circus in London is a must-visit place to experience the diversity of nightlife – from numerous bars and clubs at Soho to a combined experience under one roof at Piccadilly Institute. It’s a place to gorge on food, sip in the drinks and dance the night away! It’s not without reason that people say … Continue reading Piccadilly Circus →
Turkish Airlines: Eyeing to Fly More in India With a wide network of transiting flights, Turkish Airlines boasts of being the first choice among Indian travellers going anywhere in the world, wherein hospitality in terms of food and comfort comes handy. What kind of reach Turkish Airlines has? Turkish Airlines is the best airline in … Continue reading Ozer Guler →
To promote its rich heritage and diversity in the landscape of the growing Indian market, Turkey tourism has taken initiatives such as opening of visa application centres, India specific website, e-visa facility and ‘million reason’ ad campaign. “Turkey has the most varied and diverse sights you could see in a single country (except maybe India). … Continue reading Million Reasons to Visit Turkey! →
Indian Travellers’ Quality: A Major Growth Factor With United Nations and World Trade Organisation betting high on outbound tourism from India in the coming years, Turkey wants to take a big pie of this emerging Indian market for which a simpler visa process comes as an added advantage, says Ayturk. What kind of growth … Continue reading Ozgur Ayturk →