Category Turkey

Urban Observation Underground City: Will the Past become the Present?

YOU CAN ALSO VIEW THIS POST ON OUR NEW AND IMPROVED SITE! Call me silly, but every time I think of underground city my imagination carries me to a world where a structured society is reinforced by tribes of mole people living deep under the earth surface. So when the Urban Fox team visited the […]

Princes’ Islands in Istanbul: When Urbanization Is Left Behind By Time

SEE THE UPDATED POST AND MORE ON OUR NEW SITE! Istanbul, a restless image of rapidly growing population, endlessly congested traffic, and ever-morphing urban modernization. A bustling lifestyle is what the city projects. To contrast the busy megacity lifestyle, an escape to peace and quiet can be found in a beautiful archipelago 20km southeast of […]

Up in the Sky: The Hot Air Balloon Journey Above Cappadocia Sky

SEE THIS POST AND MORE ON OUR NEW SITE. The hot air balloon ride is likely one of the must-dos for people visiting the Cappadocia region. With its uniquely eroded limestone canyon and excellent hot air balloon flight conditions, Cappadocia is known for its hot air balloon rides. A standard 60-min ride allows its passengers to […]

The Peculiar Turkey Behind Istanbul’s Smell

SEE THE UPDATED POST AND MORE ON OUR NEW SITE. Istanbul, the beautiful city where the East meets the West, is sensationally charismatic. With the visual richness in its amber cityscape, the call of prayer echoing in its damp air, and the abundant flavours in its traditional cuisine, these sensual experiences together mark Istanbul’s uniqueness. Among all […]

A Trip to Turkey

SEE THE UPDATED POST AND MORE ON OUR NEW SITE! Turkey is a land of contradictions. And we mean it in a good way. The Eastern traditions mingle with the Western values. Newly built towers neighbour with left-behind buildings.  Byzantine Christian murals preserved in the basilica converted Ottoman Mosque. Yet, in modern Turkey, this contrast, regardless of culture […]