Cesme’s somewhat exposed geography gives it a potent cross breeze that satisfies both power turbines and windsurfers with constant, cleansing, cooling air.
When King Mausolus died, his wife and sister, Artemisia, directed her inconsolable grief into building a tomb so splendid that it became permanently imprinted on language itself — the mausoleum. Erected on a hill overlooking the Aegean city of Halicarnassus, the structure employed the best architects and artists of its day, all drawn from the reaches […]
When Colonel Mustafa Kemal famously ordered his men to fix bayonets after their ammunition ran out on the heights of Gallipoli in 1915, as the far better equipped Anzac troops attacked their position, it was a desperate gamble.
In summer, the estimated 11 million visitors to Antalya tilt their faces to the sky both to enjoy the warmth of the sun and watch the skies fill with hang gliders, paragliders and other small aircraft.
Situated at the junction of the south and west coasts, Marmaris benefits from its close proximity to the wine growing regions and a 300,000-strong summer population that comes to party the night away and give in to Bacchanalian impulses.