Istanbul Souvenir Shopping Les Arts Turcs

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For you busy traveller with little time to choose and will to bring something nice for those waiting back home. FORGET ABOUT Grand Bazaar and explore the local jewels, that actually offer much more bang for the buck. Today, we visit Les Arts Turcs ( Istanbul Life ORG ) aka the perfect art gallery featuring local artists […]

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Sufi Music Concert & Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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Sufi Music Concert & Whirling Dervish Ceremony Sirkeci Train Station Hall – Istanbul Known to the west as Whirling Dervishes, the Mevlevi Order was founded by Mevlana Rumi in the 13th century. The Order wrote of tolerance, forgiveness, and enlightenment. They survive today as a cultural brotherhood. They are not theatrical spectacles but sacred rituals. […]

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Turkish and Ottoman Calligraphy Lessons & Workshops In Istanbul

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Turkish and Ottoman Calligraphy Lessons & Workshops In  Istanbul !!!Art of Ottoman Hand Writing !!! Turkish and Ottoman Style Calligraphy ( Hat ) Lessons in Istanbul. Ottoman – Turkish Calligraphy, also known as Arabic calligraphy, is the art of writing, and by extension, of bookmaking. This art has most often employed the Arabic script, throughout many […]

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