Turkey

Van cats; cats that love swimming and eating ice-cream Posted in: All blog posts, Turkey - Have you ever met a cat that loves swimming and enjoys eating ice-cream? No? So you haven't met Van Cats yet.  During our stay in Van area we visited the Van Cat House, which was founded by Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi in 1992 to protect the special local cat species. Van cats are rather unique ...Read More
Izmir – authentic and charming Turkish city Posted in: All blog posts, Turkey - Izmir was a love at the first sight. This city captivated us with its authenticity, warmth and a charming bazaar. From the very beginning the city of Izmir showed it’s good side to us. First we managed to find accommodation through CouchSurfing without a problem. When we entered the city and asked for direction, ...Read More
Bad cop / good cop – our experience with Turkish police Posted in: All blog posts, Turkey - (this post was first published in 2014 on our old website) Sometimes when riding a motorcycle, it’s hard to stay within the speed limit, especially when you are freezing cold and crazy lorry drivers are chasing behind you. The other thing is that policemen are clever and they wait to catch people speeding when ...Read More
interesting things about Turkey 10 interesting things we discovered about Turkey Posted in: All blog posts, Turkey - 10 interesting things we discovered about Turkey People in Turkey smoke everywhere, but on TV showing cigarettes is not allowed, therefore in films showed in Turkey cigarettes are covered with a…. flower. In Turkey there’s an old habit of cooking halva soon after somebody’s death. Because of that if you say that you want ...Read More