Melis Alemdar is a staff writer at TRT World.
Created by German theatre collective Rimini Protokoll and produced locally by Beykoz Kundura, Remote Istanbul takes participants on a delightful tour of Istanbul unlike any they’ve ever been on before.
We spoke to the owners of a vegan restaurant, a doctor who recommends a plant-based diet, and a young vegan in Istanbul to see how the trend is growing in Turkey.
It’s a great time to be in Istanbul, with not one but two exhibitions featuring masterful paintings from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century, showcasing the best of the period.
Discovered by two Turkish scientists, a new flower found in southern Anatolia has been added to the rich diversity of Fritillaria flowers.
APOPO, an NGO operating in countries where there are landmines left over from previous conflicts, is working on a grand-scale project that will help local communities and wildlife in Zimbabwe, clearing more than seven million square metres of land.
TRT World visits six record stores in Istanbul, whose owners and staff explain the intricacies and delights of analogue.
Tucked away in a nondescript 5-story building in Istanbul’s historical Fatih district, Horhor Antikacilar Carsisi is home to more than 200 shops.
Despite the unusually warm weather in December and the pandemic, daffodil growers are scraping a living off the beautiful flowers.
A collaboration between the Habitat Association, The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and Coca-Cola Turkey, helps female restaurant owners with generous grants and training sessions to improve their business acumen.
The prestigious Bilkent University in Ankara has decided that in order to ensure high standards and to prevent cheating on at-home exams, a mid-size mirror was necessary for each candidate.
TRT World interviewed photographer Rania Matar, who stayed connected through windows during the pandemic and whose work is now being exhibited at the Middle East Institute (MEI) Art Gallery’s Art In Isolation exhibition.
The famous Turkish director shares his thoughts on the pandemic and how his proposal to honour health workers with a day was accepted in the Italian Senate.
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