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  1. Soho House, Istanbul: Diplomatic mission to live the high lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Independent

    Staff look up prospective visitors on Twitter, Instagram, and Google to make sure they "fit" with the club's relaxed, creative vibe Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies You're not allowed to take photos at Soho House Istanbul.

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  2. Despite crisis, Turkish, Greek businesses work to boost tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    In the worst hours of concern over the potential Greek default and "Grexit" last weekend, groups of prominent Turkish and Greek businessmen gathered on the Greek island of Rhodes to brainstorm ways to further boost their annual $5.5 billion trade. The field trip was organized by the Office for Commercial and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of Greece in Ankara and the General Consulate of Greece in Izmir.

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  3. On the Culture Front: Europa 2 on the Aegean SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    The Europa 2 feels less like a ship than a floating cosmopolitan boutique hotel. When I boarded in Istanbul last fall, I was greeted with a glass of champagne as I walked across the soaring lobby to check in.

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  4. World's Best Hot-Air Balloon RidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Fodor's

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  5. Why taking your time at a destination is worth itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    There's a temptation to view the world like a breakfast buffet. Or at least, the way I view a breakfast buffet.

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  6. The Turkbeijan JunketsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Groong

    THE TURKBEIJAN JUNKETS Editorial, 30 June 2015 Lobbyists taking politicians on junkets are a commonplace, although often suspect, North American tradition. Every year numerous American and Canadian politicians are invited to these jolly affairs by ambassadors, consuls, unions, corporations, special interest groups and even NGOs.

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  7. ANKARA: From Harput To Lake Van, Erzurum And Trabzon With Henry Fanshawe TozerRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Groong

    FROM HARPUT TO LAKE VAN, ERZURUM AND TRABZON WITH HENRY FANSHAWE TOZER Today's Zaman, Turkey June 29 2015 June 15, 2015, Monday/ 11:35:50/ TERRY RICHARDSON / LONDON Disembarking at the Black Sea port of Samsun in the spring of 1879, the British geographer Henry Fanshawe Tozer made his way southwest over several mountain chains to the Central Anatolia plateau. Here he explored the fascinating remains around the Hittite capital of HattuÅ~_a, east of Ankara, before riding southeast to the crucial trading hub of Kayseri.

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  8. Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off GallipoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Marine News

    A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey's port of Gallipoli after it collided with the Marshal Islands-flagged product tanker STI Pimlico on Saturday June 27th 2015 and at around 1:28 am local time. Celestyal Cruises informed that all 852 passengers and the 382 members of crew are well and so are the crew members of the tanker.

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  9. Former cruise ship Leeward in collision with tanker, compensation announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Examiner.com

    All passengers and crew are safe after the cruise ship Celestyal Crystal collided with the oil tanker STI PIMLICO off the coast of Gelibolu, Turkey in the early hours of Saturday, June 27. According to a trade announcement from Celestyal Cruises , the cruise ship will be out of service until the damage can be assessed and repaired. The ship may be familiar to the North American market as Leeward, which was operated by Norwegian Cruise Line in the late 1990s.

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  10. German tourists help keep Turkish tourist numbers afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    An increase in the number of German tourists coming to Turkey helped offset a dramatic decline in the number of overseas visitors to the country during the first five months of 2015, according to data from the Tourism Ministry. The number of German tourists increased by 26.4 percent in May from the same months of the previous year and by 12.4 percent in the first five months of the year compared to the same period of the previous year.

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  11. Eighteen tourists injured after hot air balloon crashes into electricity wireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Eighteen tourists have been injured after the hot air balloon they were travelling in crashed into an electricity wire and caught fire.

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  12. Balloon crash sees 18 tourists hurt when the craft is blown off course and hits a power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    The accident happened on a dawn flight over Cappadocia in central Turkey, with the pilot suffering first degree burns after a fire broke out on board It's believed the balloon went out of control after being buffeted by high winds and then hit an electrical cable. The balloon took off with a 20-person group in the early hours of yesterday for a flight to watch dawn break over the popular tourist destination of Cappadocia.

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  13. Interview: Turkey ready to be active part of China's "Belt and Road" initiative: Chinese ambassadorRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Xinhuanet

    Turkey stands as a natural supporter for China's "Belt and Road" initiative, and is ready to be an active part of the proposal, said Chinese ambassador to the country. Yu Hongyang, Chinese ambassador to Ankara, told Xinhua in a recent interview that Turkey used to be a key spot along the ancient Silk Road, and its special geographic location has made the country a bridge between the east and the west.

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  14. Emma Watson's secret Istanbul holiday ends with hassle from journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    English actress Emma Watson managed to elude Turkish media throughout her low-key three-day holiday in Istanbul, but she lashed out at journalists as she was frisked by airport police on her way back home. The 25-year-old Harry Potter star visited Istanbul landmarks including the Hagia Sophia and the Basilica Cistern during her short holiday, before leaving her hotel in Taksim on the afternoon on June 25 to return to the U.K., daily Hurriyet has learned.

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  15. Decoding Flowers by Westfield Resident On Exhibition At Juxtapose GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Patch.com

    In her newest body of work, Joanna M. Wezyk of Westfield, adjunct professor in Kean University 's Department of Fine Arts, explores the graceful and mysterious art of speaking through flowers. Immensely popular in Victorian times, "Tussie-Mussie" or "Talking Bouquets," were sweet smelling and deeply symbolic floral arrangements that hid not only secret messages that declared everlasting love, best wishes for a happy birthday, or an anniversary, sent consolation or broke engagements.

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  16. Seven days in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NewsReview.com

    Related stories: At the glacier's edge An SN&R writer traverses Patagonia with his family to find dolphins, penguins, birds and his place at the end of the world. , 04.30.15.

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  17. Turkey's tourism sector sees a cold summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Turkish tourism sector is facing one of the coldest summers it has seen in the last decade, and several factors have contributed to the chilly atmosphere. Sector representatives said they are taking various measures to minimize the expected losses this year, including speeding up their efforts to diversify tourism markets and discovering new tourism areas that promise growth potential, such as medical tourism.

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  18. Istanbul, Day 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Gotham Gal

    When we go to a new urban jungle we take in as much as possible. I'd also categorize us as adventurous.

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  19. Why People in Chile Love Soap Stars From TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Atlantic

    The show, One Thousand and One Nights , follows a woman named Azehrazat, who sleeps with her boss for money only to have him fall in love with her. It debuted in March 2014, promptly sparking a craze for Turkish TV shows, some of which now have prime-time slots.

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  20. Coastal Turkey: Sparkling bays, staggering ruins, thrilling watersports, and chic hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies There are few simpler pleasures than strolling through a Turkish town at night, after a long, hot day spent gazing out at the turquoise seas.

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