What I’ve learned about Turkey and Turkish people after living here for a year – part 1

I’ve been living in Turkey for a bit more than one year. I’ve visited country for the first time in 2009 and since then I’ve been visiting it on a regular basis, until I moved here in September 2014. I know that it’s impossible to get to know this country (of 80 million people) likeContinue reading “What I’ve learned about Turkey and Turkish people after living here for a year – part 1”

Bursa – zibelka Osmanske države

Bursa leži na severozahodu Turčije, nekaj kilometrov od obale Marmarskega morja. Danes je znana predvsem po posebnem kebabu – Iskender kebabu, termalnem turizmu, smučarskemu središču in bogati zgodovini.  Iskender kebab Iz Istanbula se je v Burso najlažje odpravit kar z ladjo oz. t.i. morskim avtobusom. Iz pristanišča v Kabataşu (BUDO) in v Yenikapiju (IDO) dnevnoContinue reading “Bursa – zibelka Osmanske države”

V Istanbul za 99€ in druge akcije :)

Turkish Airlines ima ponovno akcijo letalskih kart za 99€. Pogoje nakupa si natančno preberite na njihovi spletni strani, tukaj delim samo nekaj osnovnih informacij: Turkish Airlines new offer – flight tickets for only 99€ for some european destinations, including Ljubljana! Nakup karte / purchase period: 10.10. – 31.10.2014Obdobje potovanja / Travel period: 1.11.2014 – 13.2.2015Continue reading “V Istanbul za 99€ in druge akcije :)”

Antiohija – najstarejše krščansko mesto od Boga pozabljeno

Antiohija je glavno mesto province Hatay. Nahaja se na jugovzhodu Male Azije, v današnji Turčiji, kjer je danes poznano pod imenom Antakya. Mesto je konec 4. stoletja pred našim štetjem ustanovil Selevk I. Nikator, makedonski general Aleksandra Velikega. Provinca Hatay Antiochia ad Orontem, poznana tudi kot Sirska Antiohija je ležala na ekonomsko in politično pomembniContinue reading “Antiohija – najstarejše krščansko mesto od Boga pozabljeno”

Istanbul low budget #2: Sightseeing for free

In the previos blog post about low budget Istanbul, I shared with you some advices which, I hope, will help you to save some money while travelling. (you can read it here) In this blog post, I would like to share with you some of the top free (or almost free) Istanbul’s attractions. Sultanahmet squareContinue reading “Istanbul low budget #2: Sightseeing for free”

Istanbul Low Budget

Istanbul is a huge city which offers many different activities, like sightseeing, shopping, eating out, parties, different tours, etc. This also means, that you can spend a lot of money, especially if you are foreigner or yabanci (yabangee). So here is a little guide how to save some money and still enjoy your visit inContinue reading “Istanbul Low Budget”

15% popusta za lete iz Ljubljane* 15% off for flight tickets from Ljubljana

Če nameravate potovati s Turkish Airlines do konca julija, potem vam bo tale popust prišel prav. Vse kar morate storiti je, da postanete član programa flyljubljana, letalsko karto pa morate kupiti na Letališču Ljubljana.Podrobne informacije lahko dobite na tej povezavi. If you’re planning to fly from Ljubljana with Turkish Airlines until the end of July,Continue reading “15% popusta za lete iz Ljubljane* 15% off for flight tickets from Ljubljana”

It’s not INNDIA but ISSTANBUL ;)

https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/hYaRoS71Mf8&source=uds Ok, this Inna’s song it’s quite old now, but still, I don’t know why she sings about India and has a video with Istanbul’s background?? Anyways, if you are visiting Istanbul and want to see it from Inna’s perspective, you must go to Sultanahmet, more exactly you must visit one of terraces behind SüleymaniyeContinue reading “It’s not INNDIA but ISSTANBUL ;)”

ÇAY

Turški čaj *Turkish tea* Pitje čaja je pomemben del turškega vsakdanjika. Turki  çay (izg. čaj) pijejo večkrat na dan, lahko bi rekli, da dan začnejo in končajo s kozarcem čaja. Čaj pijejo tako na delovnem mestu, kot doma. Čaj je tudi značilni znak turškega gostoljubja, zato ga v turškem domu ne sme zmanjkati nikoli. KerContinue reading “ÇAY”