Brothels, Baths and Babes.

Brothels, Baths and Babes: Prostitution in the Byzantine Holy Land

Brothels, Baths and Babes: Prostitution in the Byzantine Holy Land ~ HellasFrappe

Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia was built as a church. After 916 years it was turned into a mosque. In 1935 the building was opened as a museum.

Vlad the Impaler and the Turkish Envoys

This painting, "Vlad the Impaler and the Turkish Envoys," by Theodor Aman allegedly depicts a scene in which Vlad III nails the turbans of these Ottoman diplomats to their heads.

The Sound of Istanbul.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)

Crossing The Bridge English Subtitles Watch Online. Award-winning director Fatih Akin takes us on a journey through Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, and challenges familiar notions of east and west. He looks at the vibrant .

The book that got me obsessed...

a largely autobiographical memoir by Orhan Pamuk that is deeply melancholic. It talks about the vast cultural change that has rocked Turkey

Topkapi Palace

Topkapı Palace at sunset - Istanbul / Turkey

Ankara Kocatepe Mosque.

Ankara Kocatepe Mosque.

The Black Book

The Black Book (Kara Kitap in Turkish) is a novel by Turkish author Orhan Pamuk. It was published in Turkish in 1990 and first translated and published in English in In it was translated into English again by Maureen Freely.



Ara Guler - Photojournalist

Ara Güler is nicknamed "The Eye of Istanbul" or "The Photographer of Istanbul".