• At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees vanished after arriving in Europe
  • Review: Saray Sultan, a Turkish delight
    May 27, 2016 Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    Whatever you order, don’t miss the İskender kebab
  • Review: Tradition in luxury at Rixos Royal Spa
    Feb 07, 2016 By Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    A Turkish treatment in a Turkish brand’s Turkish spa, this is as authentic as it gets
  • Review: Sometime zen can be elusive at Saray Spa
    Feb 06, 2016 By Keith J. Fernandez | Editor — GN Focus
    The 45-minute hammam doesn’t include a massage or oil rub-down, so it’s over too soon
  • Review: The royal treatment at Talise
    Feb 05, 2016 By Emma Procter | Special to GN Focus
    This is one of the most visually stunning and authentic hammams in the UAE
  • Review: Kiyi serves mouthfuls of pleasure
    Feb 04, 2016 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Turkish staff and ambience makes all the difference to Turkish food
  • Review: Ottomans gets a royal update
    Feb 03, 2016 By Keith J. Fernandez | Editor — GN Focus
    The restaurant is like a bit of Turkey bang in the middle of skyscraping Dubai Marina
  • Review: Butcha knows its meat
    Feb 02, 2016 By Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    Don’t miss their lokum — tenderloin that’s as soft as Turkish delight sweets
  • The renaissance of Turkish cinema
    Jan 24, 2016 By Suparna Dutt D’Cunha | Special to GN Focus
    With Oscar-nominated Mustang making waves worldwide, we trace the heritage of Turkey’s film industry
  • Travel: An evening at İstiklal Caddesi
    Nov 05, 2015 By Aruna Rathod | Special to GN Focus
    Istanbul's most famous street mixes old-world charm with modern attitude. It is a must-visit for food and shopping, and to experience the Turkish psyche
  • Top 10 must-dos in Turkey
    Oct 29, 2013 By Shashi Baliga | Special to GN Focus
    Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey’s exotic history throws up a host of cultural attractions and tourist hotspots. GN Focus highlights some of the best
  • Moving towards 60m visitors in 2023
    Oct 29, 2013 By Shalini Seth | Features Writer
    Turkey takes its tourism seriously, inviting people to visit and invest in the country. Specialist Writer Shalini Seth finds out how the country is preparing for its 100th anniversary
  • The next global aviation hub?
    Oct 29, 2013 By Thomas Billinghurst | Features Writer
    With its strategic location and successful carriers, Turkey has the potential to give other countries a run for their money. But much will depend on its accession to the EU
  • One scoop of dondurma please!
    Oct 29, 2013 By Cheryl Robertson | Features Writer
    Even though doner kebabs top the list of Turkey’s favourite street foods, there is much more to its cuisine, Features Writer Cheryl Robertson discovers on a recent trip
  • Look before you leap
    Oct 29, 2013 By Julian Walker | Special to GN Focus
    Turkish property is in great demand among Gulf and foreign investors, making it imperative to understand the nitty-gritty of the buying process. Consider these tips before you take the plunge
  • Coming full circle
    Oct 29, 2013 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Turkey’s centuries-old ceramics industry contributes to the growth of a modern economy