Australia

19th Biennale Of Sydney Gets Under Way

Date: Thursday, 27 February 2014

ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST AND MOST EXCITING EVENTS, THE BIENNALE OF SYDNEY IS TAKING PLACE AT FIVE DIFFERENT VENUES MARCH 21 TO JUNE 9.

You Imagine What You Desire, in which upwards of 90 artists from 31 countries will take part, is an optimistic biennale that gives visitors a chance to examine the creations and desires of up-and-coming as well as established artists. First held in 1973, the biennale has hosted upwards of 1,600 artists from different countries until now. The biggest contemporary visual arts event in the Asia Pacific region, the Sydney Biennale also includes talks by artists, forums and panels, guided tours, and family days. With artistic direction by writer, designer and publisher Juliana Engberg, the 19th Sydney Biennale will be open to visitors at five different venues from March 21 through June 9.

Coşkun Aral’s Peacecul People

Photo: Coşkun Aral Date: Saturday, 01 June 2013

COŞKUN ARAL İS A PHOTOJOURNALİST. ONE OF A HANDFUL OF WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS AROUND THE WORLD, HE DOCUMENTS SOME OF MANKİND’S TOUGHEST SİTUATİONS İN HİS SHOTS. BUT HE İS COMİNG TO US THİS TİME WİTH A DİFFERENT SET OF PHOTOS, OF PEOPLE ENGAGED İN THEİR OWN EVERYDAY TASKS. IF ONLY EVERY PLACE ON EARTH COULD BE LİKE THİS.

A Visit To The Other Hemisphere

Date: Monday, 01 April 2013

THANKS TO ITS RICH HISTORY, TEMPERATE CLIMATE AND LUSH GREEN AREAS, SYDNEY IS AN IDEAL SPOT FOR A HOLIDAY WITH THE KIDS.

Sydney Observatory As well as watching three-dimensional short films, you can view the Sun through special filtered glasses during the day and the Moon, stars and planets by night. Sydney Tower Climb Sydney Tower, the city’s tallest building, and get a 360° panorama of Sydney and its iconic structures from a height of 250 meters. Powerhouse Museum You can spend a fun-filled day of activities specially for children at this museum with its hands-on science and technology exhibits.

Shopping Down Under

Illustration: Elif Çiftçioğlu Date: Friday, 01 February 2013

AUSTRALIA’S SHOPPING CAPITAL MELBOURNE DRAWS YOU IN THE MINUTE YOU SET FOOT IN THE STREET.

Helpful hints for shopping in Australia, one of the world’s most exotic places.
Toorak Road and Chapel Street on the south side of the Yarra River offer the latest trends as well as fabulous choices in home furnishings.
Feeling retro? Take a walk around the Fitzroy district.
Bargaining is a cinch on Swanston Street, stomping ground of the locals.
For more economical shopping, choose the boutiques...

5 Surfing Beaches Around The World

Date: Saturday, 01 December 2012

SUMMER’S NOT OVER YET! HERE ARE FIVE BEACHES FOR ADRENALINE-ADDICTED BIG WAVE SURFING BUFFS.

1 Jeffreys Bay (South Africa) Jeffreys Bay near Port Elizabeth is popular with expert surfers as well as experienced amateurs. And the coasts at Storms River Mouth in the south are dazzling. 2 Uluwatu (Bali) The waves here break at the foot of steep cliffs where old Hindu temples rise. Nature’s breathtaking wild beauty on one side exoticism on the other. 3 Sunset (Hawaii) Rising from the depths, barrel waves form here before breaking over the coral reefs.