The 4th, 5th and 6th floor of Sishane Car Park in Beyoglu is turned into The Moving Museum. The exhibition covers a total of 80.000 square feet consisting of the walls of the car park and they are all painted in distinct colors of red, green and yellow.
19/11/14 - 09:49
Charlotte is a Belgian Erasmus student in Istanbul who had never ran a mile in her life. This year for the first time she decided to challenge herself and to take part in the 36th Istanbul marathon. “It’s a friend of mine who talked me into it,” she says.
26/11/14 - 19:05
In the middle of the posh quarter Nişantaşı in Istanbul there is a Café that promises every Viennese a place to call home: the Café Wien. The Café had opened some 25 years ago. In that time period it did just the same as its role models back in the Austrian capital: stayed the same.
26/11/14 - 18:44
Dialogue in the Dark is a workshop that offers you to understand the visually impaired people and experience their daily life.The exhibition and workshop at the Gayrettepe metro station in Istanbul give you an opportunity to explore how it is to go about your daily chores in stark darkness.
26/11/14 - 18:03
Sitting on a little cement bench is a good exercise in order to stare the fishermen on the Galata Bridge. They stand on the bridge as if they have nothing precise to do, no appointments to attend, no existence to scrape out, as if the hysterical heart beats of this life don’t even touch them lightly.
24/11/14 - 14:04
Reading fortunes from the coffee grounds left in a cup is an age old Turkish tradition. Here is a personal experience with its traditional background.
24/11/14 - 13:37
Michelangelo Severgnini studied jazz in Milan’s Civica Scuola di Musica. He is now making music in the streets of Istanbul with a band of road musicians calling themselves Kara Gunes (Black Sun). He explains his music and his life philosophy.
11/11/14 - 22:17
Galata Bridge is one of the busiest areas on the European side of the Bosporus, connecting the Old Town and Beyoglu. It is also home to “Balik Ekmek” – Fish-in-Bread – a must have if you are into street food.
28/10/14 - 17:18
f you are tired of the big city life, and are longing for a holiday with fresh air, mountains and nature, the village of Goboca may be the place to be.
28/10/14 - 17:07
Beşiktaş International Festival of Photography will last until November 18th. For the occasion, more than 50 photographers from all over the World exhibit their work on the street and in a dilapidated orphanage.
28/10/14 - 16:55
A new social circle is growing based on lending and borrowing actual books, through the internet. The idea is to upload the covers of the books in your library to the web and then meet the people who want to borrow them. Thus building new friendships and acquaintances.
5/06/14 - 14:24
Although Turkey is among the most liberal Islamic influenced countries, homosexuals face tough discrimination in everyday life. To see what life is like when you happen to be gay and live in Istanbul, we talked with Murat.
19/05/14 - 18:21
Protesting voices rose when Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag announced plans to separate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people from other inmates in Turkish prisons.
19/05/14 - 18:04
İsmet Cihan is one of the most experienced ferry captains on the Bosporus. The 52-year old is steering the “MS Fahri Korutürk”, a 2,100 passenger-capacity ferry. He is talking about how his love for the sea developed, what hidden risks the Bosporus holds and why his family is sometimes feels jealous of his ship.
21/04/14 - 19:32
A team of archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute are restoring the Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus. The antique monument accessible for tourists again by July 2014 leading archaeologist says.
18/04/14 - 14:18
Erasmus is big in Turkey. Roughly 12.000 students use the exchange program of the European Union to leave the country every year. But now, an alleged corruption scandal in the National Erasmus Agency In Ankara threatens the continuance of the program for Turkey. The possible suspension of Erasmus might alienate young Turks from the EU.
18/03/14 - 16:58
Studying in a private university does not make students rich. Everything that is sold from water to cookies at the Bilgi University’s campus has extremely high prices. The result was a boycott held by students at the students’ cafeteria.
24/12/13 - 16:25