• Held between January 18 - February 13, Uludağ Winterfest hosts more than 40 thousand participants. Colourful shows, ski contests and DJ performances make a great difference in the festival that...
  • In celebration of the 600th anniversary of Poland-Turkey relationships, follow the footsteps of orientalism in Polish art in Pera Museum.Through January 18

DESTINATION

  • The Oasıs at The End of  The Silkroad: Bursa

    The Oasıs at The End of The Silkroad: Bursa

    With the past in your mind, try to picture yourself in the early days of the silk trade. The hustle and the dust cloud, the inviting flavours, the richness of scents – they are all essential components of this picture, but can the twenty-first-century Bursa still capture them and keep them alive?

CULTURE

  • From A Theatre to A Bookstore

    From A Theatre to A Bookstore

    Located on the Santa Fe Boulevard in Buenos Aires, El Ateneo is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. Opened as a theater in 1919, the venue has hosted many famous tango performers, including Carlos Gardel, on its stage. Each year, more than 1 million people visit the building, which has been used as a bookstore since 2000. 
  • Doha Museum of Islamic Arts

    Doha Museum of Islamic Arts

    Opened in 2008, the Museum of Islamic Arts is a stunning example of I.M. Pei's approach to building modern architecture in harmony with the local culture and environment; he went to great lengths to capture the spirit of Islamic architecture in the building, which is constructed on an artificial island 60m offshore. The sources of inspiration...

PEOPLE

  • Murat Ülker

    Murat Ülker

    Murat Ülker, the Chairman of Yıldız Holding, whose company has just upgraded to the global giants' league after acqusition of Godiva and United Biscuits brands, shared his leadership and management vision and his passion for art with Skylife readers.
  • Elijah Wood's Travel Journal

    Elijah Wood's Travel Journal

    You are best known with your role as Frodo Baggins. What is your favorite character that you have played? My favorite experience working on a film was Grand Piano, playing Tom Selznick. On a technical level it was easily the most complicated work that I’d ever faced, as the character is a classically trained concert pianist and I’d only...
  • Wedding Night In Konya

    Wedding Night In Konya

    What events will be part of the “Night of Reunion” ceremonies this year?As well as the whirling dervish rituals, visitors who come to Konya as guests of Mevlâna will again have a chance to attend a number of artistic, cultural and scholarly events: national and international symposia, panel discussions, lectures, Mathnavi readings, and...

CUISINE

  • Rising Stars

    Rising Stars

    A new era is shaking up Bangkok’s food scene, nourished by a vision of a new gastronomic culture in Thailand’s capital. A vision shared by innovative Thais and expatriates who find inspiration in local traditions and further afield, who embrace creative risk, guided by the twin beacons of quality and originality. At the heart of this...
  • World Tour With Kadayif

    World Tour With Kadayif

    Kadayif (an oven-baked shredded pastry) is usually thought of as the main ingredient in the dessert known as kanafeh or burma. However, kadayif itself is neither sweet nor salty – it takes on other flavours when syrup is poured over, or when it is baked or deep-fried with other ingredients. He we recreate some dishes from around the world in...

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • Curiosity Is As Important As Intelligence

    Curiosity Is As Important As Intelligence

    There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is based on the rapid pace of technological changes, and the vast amount of information that we are generating (the two are related). Yet consider that philosophers like Leibniz (17th...
  • A Speech Is Not An Essay

    A Speech Is Not An Essay

    Reading an essay to an audience can bore them to tears. I recently attended a conference where a brilliant man was speaking on a topic about which he was one of the world’s experts. Unfortunately, what he delivered was not a speech but an essay. This renowned academic had mastered the written form but mistakenly presumed that the same style...
  • Get Your Brain Unstuck

    Get Your Brain Unstuck

    Your wife calls, asking if she should wait up. “Leaving any minute,” you tell her, staring up at an empty screen. You haven’t produced anything substantive for hours. Yet for reasons you can’t understand, it’s been impossible to walk away. Even now, the answer seems so close. If your work involves creative thinking, you are bound...