Turkey

My Trip To Turkey (Part 2)

Continued from: My Trip to Turkey (Part 1) OUR second day at Istanbul (during our visit in the end of December) brought sunny skies along with heavy winds. Despite the warmth of the sun, the weather remained just as chilly, and still required a three-layered ensemble with gloves and scarves. The weather was pleasant enough …

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My Trip to Turkey (Part 1)

Travelling has always been one of my hearts biggest desires. I yearn to explore the world, revel in different cultures, observe the differences of each country from the one I call home, and the one I was born in. Travelling, however was not something I had easy access to. Due to a menagerie of reasons, …

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Profile: Erdogan’s Success & A Short Biography

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is arguably the most successful leader in Turkey’s democratic history. After 11 years as prime minister, he will now become his country’s first directly-elected president, in what has been until now a largely ceremonial role. He has dominated the political landscape since 2002, steering his Justice and Development (AK) Party party to three …

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