Istanbul, Turkey Sweet Market

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey. Turkish desert speciality - many varieties.


If New York has Chinatown and Little Italy, then Istanbul has "French Street" full with tented buildings, street musicians, cafés, bars and art centers. Photo by Aniarenia

The Ottoman Empire 1798 - 1923

The Ottoman Empire 1798 - 1923 [1590x1773]

Ephesus, Turkey... Once an ancient Greek city, then later a major Roman city, today Ephesus draws visitors for being one of the largest collections of Roman ruins and home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis.  | Perpetually Chic #travel

Sumela is 1600 year old ancient Orthodox monastery located at a 1200 meters height on the steep cliff at Macka region of Trabzon city in Turkey.