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Ankara – The Capital and the second largest city in Turkey

Ankara – The Capital and the second largest city in Turkey

Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the second largest city after Istanbul. Apart from being the capital of Turkey, Ankara which was known until 1923 as Angora is known the world over for a species of cat found here called the Angora cat as well as the angora wool which is produced from a […]

Istanbul – Dizzyingly Modern and Quaintly Traditional

Istanbul – Dizzyingly Modern and Quaintly Traditional

Overview All the clichés used for modern world cities that are born out of a lavish history are true for Istanbul – and then some. The city is secular and spiritual, fabulously wealthy with pockets of mind numbing poverty, dizzyingly modern and quaintly traditional, all in the blink of an eye. Young girls on the […]