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First thoughts from Gaziantep

As we started Turkish Cultural Trips as a project that promotes less popular but wonderful destinations in Turkey we thought also Gaziantep should be on the map. Located at around 3 hours driving from Antakya, Gaziantep is well known for gastronomy, for all pistachio based sweets, handmade copper manufacturing but also because of its reach […]

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A poem for Antakya

There is food and there is sea There are places you should see History is in our genes Even though we now have jeans Mosaics across the way With stories to take away Religions are here for long And they still can get along With lots of peace and joy So everybody can enjoy What […]

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Another day of expedition in Antakya

Another expedition day in Antakya During the summer for some of us Antakya and the region of Hatay can be a little too hot but the good part is there are places where you can hide. One of these places is the “Harbiye Selale” or Harbyie waterfalls, a place where you can enjoy a perfect […]

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One day in Antakya and surroundings

1 day in Antakya An usual day as a tourist in Turkey and especially in Antakyashould definitely start with a healthy and diverse breakfast. This is how our first day started in one of our trips there. We woke up relaxed and went to have breakfast in an outdoor restaurant, 15 min away from Antakya, […]

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From thought to reality.

Due to a very courageous friend, we got an invitation of visiting Antakya, the capital city of Hatay region in South East Turkey. By then we visited most of Europe, some part of Asia and USA and we thought it will be a good opportunity to also go to a non-touristic city. We went without […]

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