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From the Turkish Riviera Magazine The city of Priene, an Ionian settlement, was laid out on Mount Mycale (Samsun) and contained many famous examples of Hellenistic art and architecture. The original location of the city has never been found but it was probably a peninsula with two harbors. The ruins are from the new city built in the 4th century BC. It is a small city with 4 or 5 thousand inhabitants and not of great political significance even if it shared the same history with the other Ionian cities. The city is mainly organized in four districts, the political (bouleuterion and prytaneion),  the cultural (Theatre), commercial (a gora) and most importantly religious (Athena Temple) In addition to the Athena Temple, the people of Priene erected sanctuaries dedicated to Zeus, Demeter and Egyptian gods. The city was a member of the Ionian League, and has been bui... (more)

Citron of Naxos, a Taste Not to Be Found Elsewhere

From "Greek Isles in the Summer" Magazine The Citron fruit is from the citrus family, it looks like a giant lemon, which has a very small and very sour juicy part in the middle so it is not worth to be eaten raw as a fruit. It has been known in antiquity as the median apples or in latin Citrus Medica. Today it is grown partly in the Middle East. In Arab countries it used as a replacement for vinegar because it is very acid, also in Persia it is used to flavor fruit salads and for marinating meat. In some places the leaves are used for tea and the fruit is used to make citron oi... (more)

Yivli Minaret, Landmark of Antalya city

  From the Turkish Riviera Magazine If you ever go to Antalya, within the historic city walls of the city you will see a minaret not of the usual kind, as it is a brick minaret decorated with dark blue mosaics and has the look of eight flutes melted together into one. It is thus called Yivli Minare or Fluted Minaret and it has been the symbol of Antalya city for many years and also a logo of Turkish tourism as its photo has been for long years on posters advertising Turkey abroad. This is also because the minaret is in the very center of the old city and can be seen almost fro... (more)

Looking for a Deal on a Crewed Catamaran ?

Dear Colleauges,   I am pleased to inform you that due to 2 cancellations, we have the following availabilities for LAGOON 500 crewed, as follows:    AVAILABILITY :   June 1-30  ( the client had reserved for the month and withdrew ), and   AVAILABILITY :  16 of July  embarkation MYKONOS - 24 of July disembarkation Athens!       The special rate for this period is : USD 14.200 for American citizens and euro 11.360 for European citizens or other   ( including public marina fees, and 2 crew members-captain and hostess)     BROKER FRIENDLY E BROCHURE:   http://greekyachtdestination... (more)

Turkuaz International Education Consultancy

Turkuaz International Education Magazine   TURKUAZ INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CONSULTANCY Istanbul - London Turkuaz International Education Consultancy is a company whose mission is to provide world-class advice, services and support for students considering studying overseas.  Specializing in international education, TURKUAZ is an innovative education consultancy, offering the best advice to parents, students and business world. Turkuaz' s principal function is to serve as a bridge between prospective students who want the very best from International education and institutions ... (more)