Maçakızı, Turkey

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Looking out over the delightful, turquoise waters of the Aegean sea and lounging on the wooden deck of the beach club, I settled into the large, white, Ottoman-style cushions to play cards with Tall, Dark and Handsome. Located in the village of Türkbükü, Maçakızı is named after proprietor Sahir Erozan’s mother, whose nickname is Maçakızı,... Read more »

Aya Yorgi

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The Babylon brand is well regarded within Turkey, and rightly so! It opened its first set of doors in 1999 as a live music venue in Istanbul. It is still the top music venue, hosting international names from jazz, pop, reggae, world music, and electronica, as well as local bands on the weekdays. The Istanbul... Read more »