Eelection madness 2015

Again elections are approaching. Turkish general elections will be held on Sunday, June 7th, 2015. The propaganda and all the election madness has been going on for the last 3 months. Here is just a short video from the Üsküdar square, where almost all the parties have their stands. Unfortunately I’ve turned off the videoContinue reading “Eelection madness 2015”

2nd Anniversary of Gezi Park

31st May is anniversary of Gezi park events. You can read more about May 31th: 1st anniversary of Gezi Park events here. Like last year, the public transportation going to/from Taksim, especially the Taksim metro line does’t operate. The stops Şişhane, Taksim and Osmanbey have been closed since 9:00 am today and will be clodesContinue reading “2nd Anniversary of Gezi Park”

Northern Cyprus: The Island of Students and the City of Ghosts

Beach in Northern Cyprus  Slovenska različica je tukaj There is a beautiful island in the easteran Mediterranean. Island of Venus. An island which is divided. An island with the last divided capital city. Cyprus. The norhtern part of the island, oficially known as the Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC/TCKK) is defenitely worth visiting! SinceContinue reading “Northern Cyprus: The Island of Students and the City of Ghosts”

Study in Turkey #2

Interview, Bureaucracy and Moving to Turkey UPDATED! Hey guys!Few weeks ago I’ve posted first post with the information about scholarships offered by the Republic of Turkey (bachelor, MA and PhD). I have seen that many of you have read my post and also many of you asked me some questions. Last week I updated theContinue reading “Study in Turkey #2”

Skrit biser Mediterana, mesto duhov in otok študentov

English version is here. V vzhodnem Mediteranu se skriva otok, razdeljen na dva dela, ki ga množični turizem še ni preobrazil. Morda zato, ker republiko na severnem delu otoka uradno priznava le ena država na svetu. Ta država je Turčija. Če želite obiskati otok, boste morali z letalom najprej v Turčijo, šele nato boste lahkoContinue reading “Skrit biser Mediterana, mesto duhov in otok študentov”

Yaşar Kemal

V Turčiji odmeva smrt velikega turškega pisatelja Yaşarja Kemala. Yaşar Kemal (Kemal Sadik Gökçeli) se je rodil 6. oktobra 1923, umrl pa je 28. februarja 2015. Bil je kurdskega rodu, a svoja dela je objavljal v turščini. (Kurdščina nekaj časa celo prepovedan jezik.) Njegovo najbolj znano delo je roman Ince Memet (Upornik Memet). To jeContinue reading “Yaşar Kemal”

Dark side of Turkey: growing (domestic) violence

Sun, beaches, pallaces, sultans, empire, princeses,, rich history, exotic land. The bridge between Europe and Asia. The capital of the world… all the words describe Turkey. Many tourist which visit Turkey every year really like this country, some even that much, that after a holiday here decide to stay in find a job in Turkey.Continue reading “Dark side of Turkey: growing (domestic) violence”

Letalske karte od 99€+1€ naprej *Flight tickets from 99€+1€

Turkish Airlines ponuja še eno super akcijo na letih iz Istanbula: če letita 2 potnika, prvi plača celotno ceno karte  drugi pa le 1€. Pogoj je, da mora biti prvi potnik član Miles&Smiles (članstvo je brezplačno), oba potnika morata potovati skupaj. Ker gre za Valentinovo ponudbo, je obdobje potovanja zelo omejeno: 9.-15. februarja 2015, karteContinue reading “Letalske karte od 99€+1€ naprej *Flight tickets from 99€+1€”

A la turca :)

 There is no doubt that every nation has some customs or tradition that foreigners find curious, funny, strange, … Here are some turkish customs that I find interesting or typically turkish: ( function() { if (window.CHITIKA === undefined) { window.CHITIKA = { ‘units’ : [] }; }; var unit = { ‘publisher’ : “turkinja”, ‘width’Continue reading “A la turca :)”