28 Mart 2016 Pazartesi

Bilecik; The City of Revival

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The Father of The Ottoman 

The birth place of Ertugrul Gazi, who lived between 1188-1281, is not precisely known because no such record has been encountered. Ertugrul Gazi Tomb was built in the late 13th century yet the exact date of construction is still unknown. The tomb underwent a significant restoration, as if had been reconstructed, by Sultan III. Mustafa and diverged somewhat from the view that it was built first.

Pelitözü Gölpark 5 minutes away from Bilecik' s city center, is a scenic sightseeing stop which accomodates many visitors coming both from and out of the city.

A Rare Work

Hamidiye Mosque was built during the era of II. By Abdul Hamid Khan in 1907-1908 (H.1325). The structure is square-planned, walls are built of red ashlar and the big belt carried by a single dome covers the building. The dome is covered with lead. As the double minaret was built of ashlari it is remarkable.

The "pottery", which is making goods out of soil, has been extant for about a century in Kınık village in Pazaryeri county and has developed getting widespread.

Journey Through History 

Bilecik Museum is the right place if you want to go into Bileck' s history. Archeologial and ethnographical works of the Bilecik and the surrounding area are exhibited in the museum. Offering chronological exhibition technique, the halls include works dating back to the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman ages.

Enjoy The Taste

Lefka Kebab of Osmaneli, a county of Bilecik, Kayı Kebab, Keklik Kebab and Pazaryeri Boza of Söğüt country, and the well- known Ottoman Sherbet are just a few of the delicacies to be tasted in Bilecik.

21 Mart 2016 Pazartesi

Alaska; Frosty Beauty Of The North

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Nature Came Into Existence; Alaska

Blue glittering ice, white-headed Black Eagles, king salmon, brown and black bears, lush vegetation, virgin forests and the summit of Mc Kinley Mountain where the earth mingles with the clouds... You can find the meaning of the word "Nature" in Alaska.

Golden Ice

Gastineau River, crosses Juneau from the East to the West and flows into the Gastineau Channel. The bay formed this river is called "Gold Creek". And a story lies behind that name: During the times everyone was looking for gold, two sharp thrill-seekers Joe Juneau and Richard Harris searched the bottom of this river everyone ignored and they found the gold.

Ketchikan is the area with the most native people in Alaska. Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and many other tribes have settled here. Therefore, Ketchikan also hosts the greatest number of totems.

Enjoy The Nature

A pure experience of nature awaits you in Alaska. Those desiring to experience the face of the dream of Alaska in cold, should take a trip during the winter months. If you are not a big fan of the cold, The plan a trip to Alaska in summer. As in summer, Alaska is as warm as our country is in Spring. If you get hungry while on a nature trip. I suggest you try the mind-blowingly tasty salmon. Alaskans prepare.

10 Mart 2016 Perşembe

Gaziantep; The Shining City of Anatolia

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Wich its historic fabric and natural beauties, Gaziantep is one of the most special cities in Turkey. Among the most important symbols of the city are "baklava", pistachio, coppersmith and the ancient city of Zeugma...

Time To Itinerate 

The city, with numerous inns, baths, mosques and monuments, makes one enjoy a time travel to the past through its historic fabric.
"Kemikli" and "Zincirli" bazaars are the right locations for those who want to make an authentic shopping. Gaziantep Castle is located in the center of town and Büdeyr, Beyaz Han (The White Inn) and Shira with the Naib Bath are some of the places that can be seen around the castle.

Travel to Past

Gaziantep whose history dates back to the Copper Age has numerous museums which indicate this historical process. The Zeugma Mosaic Museum, where the mosaics excavated from the Zeugma Ancient City are on exhibition, is just one of these museums.

History Covered With Water

Yesemek Open-Air Museum which was established as a sculpture workshop about 1300 B.C. during the era of the Hittite King Shuppilu I and Rumkale, whose historic fabric is covered by the Birecik Dam is also to be seen.

Land Of Crafts 
Gaziantep, a city famous for its handcrafts... The distinguishing aspect of coppersmith in Gaziantep is manufacturing the product as a single piece. The worlwide famous Gaziantep coppersmith is performed in the two groups as utensils and ornaments.
Besides, the scarves used in the movie Harry Potter, 300 Spartans and Troy were manufactured by skilled craftsmen from Gaziantep.

The most famous food of Gaziantep cuisine is baklava which is uniquely prepared with thin dough and adorned with pistachio...

9 Mart 2016 Çarşamba

Plexigalss Home, Dumbo Arts Festival

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To Live in a Colorful

Dumbo Arts Festival, one of the most important artistic events in New York, hosts a colorful house at the Brooklyn Bridge Park which draws all the attention from New Yorkers. The house designed by sculptor Tom Fruin is made up of hundreds of different colored plexiglass pieces. The radiant house that makes us feel as if we are in a Mondrian painting will later be exhibited in MoMa, one of New York’s most important museums.

The first D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge Festival took place in 1997 and quickly became one of New York’s most anticipated art events. Artists and musicians from all over New York brought work to DUMBO, presenting interactive sculpture, roving performances, video, and music. Even Dondi the elephant contributed paintings to the festival.