• Istanbul Photographs Curated by M. Sinan Genim, “From Konstantiniyye to Istanbul: Photographs of the Bosphorus from the 19th to the 20th Century” showcases the stunning buildings, interesting...
  • Vanishing Tastes FestivalThe Vanishing Tastes Festival, October 10 to 12, will bring to light all the once home-cooked dishes that have either been lost or have failed to be handed down to...

DESTINATION

  • Beylerbeyi Has A Lot Of Stories To Tell

    Beylerbeyi Has A Lot Of Stories To Tell

    Like all of Istanbul’s Anatolian shores, Beylerbeyi too fell into Ottoman hands before the conquest. It was called “Istavros” in those days, because there was a gilded cross on the dome of its church, “stavro” meaning cross in Greek. Because we Turks had come to know the Armenians earlier, we took our word for cross (“haç”) from...

CULTURE

  • Bio-Art: The Marriage Of Art And Microorganisms

    Bio-Art: The Marriage Of Art And Microorganisms

    Can you tell us briefly about your education and your artistic career?After I graduated from the Istanbul University Department of Forest Engineering, I worked as a researcher in microbiology laboratories at various universities in the U.S. In 2004, I began studying Intermedia in the Fine Arts Department of the University of West Virginia....
  • Akbaş Theater On Canvas

    Akbaş Theater On Canvas

    The works of noted painter Onay Akbaş, who has been pursuing his career in Paris since 1988, are found in private and public collections as well as numerous museums around the world, primarily in Europe. We visited him in France and talked with him about the artistic life and the value of painting.

PEOPLE

  • Bio-Art: The Marriage Of Art And Microorganisms

    Bio-Art: The Marriage Of Art And Microorganisms

    Can you tell us briefly about your education and your artistic career?After I graduated from the Istanbul University Department of Forest Engineering, I worked as a researcher in microbiology laboratories at various universities in the U.S. In 2004, I began studying Intermedia in the Fine Arts Department of the University of West Virginia....
  • Akbaş Theater On Canvas

    Akbaş Theater On Canvas

    The works of noted painter Onay Akbaş, who has been pursuing his career in Paris since 1988, are found in private and public collections as well as numerous museums around the world, primarily in Europe. We visited him in France and talked with him about the artistic life and the value of painting.
  • It’s Going To Be An Unforgettable Championship

    It’s Going To Be An Unforgettable Championship

    Ceyhun YıldızoğluWhy was Bormio chosen for the camp? We thought it would be a good place in terms of giving us a chance to play matches against other teams that are training there. Since the weight room and the gym are in the same venue, it was no problem. What do you think of the fact that global brands are investing in sports,...

CUISINE

  • Olive Oil Dishes

    Olive Oil Dishes

    What makes them so special isn’t only their taste but their other benefits as well. Vegetables cooked in olive oil cleanse our bodies and arteries, help to lower blood pressure, reduce stomach acid and soften the stool. And the vitamin E in olive oil renews brain cells and strengthens the muscles.If you follow the rules for cooking with...
  • Piping Hot Soups

    Piping Hot Soups

    One of the oldest known dishes, which has graced tables for thousands of years, soup in Turkish takes it name from the Persian "shorba", meaning a liquid dish made with meat or vegetables. Mixed with grains and consumed as porridge in the beginning, it diversified with time. Soup (çorba in Turkish) is a traditional first course in Turkey....

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • 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...
  • Yes, You Can Make Meetings More Productive

    Yes, You Can Make Meetings More Productive

    High human capital productivity — one key to great financial results — requires hiring the right people, teaming them effectively, and eliminating organizational barriers to high performance. It also requires paying close attention to how people in the organization interact. At many companies, they’re spending way too much time answering...
  • What Gets In The Way Of Listening?

    What Gets In The Way Of Listening?

    As your role grows in scale and influence, so too must your ability to listen. But listening is one of the toughest skills to master — and requires uncovering deeper barriers within oneself. Take, for example, our client, Janet, a successful principal in a management consulting firm. She recently received 360-degree feedback from...