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  • Turkish Airlines November News
    A lot going on Turkish Airlines in November
    If there is one thing I've learned from writing this airline column over the past few years, it's there is always something going on at Turkish Airlines.This tells me a few things.1. They care about serving their customers.2. They are...
  • Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    It's been a while since my last Chicago Catholic Examiner column, but today's topic is a very special piece. I'd like to wish a special Bon Voyage to a group of Chicago Catholics that are getting lucky. By “get lucky”, I...
  • Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul Presents Maid In Love
    Maid In Love debuts colorful collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul
    Maid in Love’s spring and summer collection for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul (#MBFWI) is for the pop star in you.Unabashedly playful, designer Hande Cokrak’s line is marked by cartoonish bubble letters, pineapples and Day Glo...
  • Turkish Airlines and San Francisco
    Turkish Airlines adds SFO
    It's a great move by Turkish Airlines.The airline that was once again voted Europe’s Best Airline by Skytrax will start flying out of San Francisco beginning in 2015.Turkish will use a B777 aircraft for the service which will be five...
  • Turkish Airlines September News
    September Turkish Airlines news
    Turkish Airlines DealsTurkish Airlines was once again voted Europe's best airline for the fourth straight year, but they aren't slowing down.This fall, they are offering great deals out of select U.S. gateway cities. Roundtrip deals to...
  • Dine like a Sultan at Kempinski Istanbul's Tugra Restaurant
    Dine like a Sultan at Kempinski Istanbul's Tugra Restaurant
    Tugra, the fabulous restaurant inside the Kempinski Ciragan Palace hotel in Istanbul has become an essential dinner spot in this international city. Both locals and hotel guests enjoy Tugra's wonderful menu of classic Ottoman specialties and...
  • Hagia Sophia
    Touristanbul offers Turkish Airlines passengers a taste of real Istanbul
    Passengers flying Turkish Airlines to any of their more than 200 destinations around the world normally go through Istanbul, the airline's main hub. Aside from luxurious service and delicious Turkish cuisine onboard, the airline offers transit...
  • Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup
    Turkish Airlines World Cup Golf played in Los Angeles
    Golfers in Los Angeles had a rare opportunity last week to take part in a portion of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, held August 4, at the Angeles National Golf Club.This is a large amateur tournament and with Turkish Airlines winning award...
  • Turkish Airlines Business Class
    Turkish Airlines announces expansion of business class on Houston flights
    Turkish Airlines, voted Europe's best airline for three years running is doing something a little special for those traveling in and out of its Houston gateway.That would be expanding Business Class seating capacity from 28 to 49 seats.That&...
  • Turkish Airlines and Boston
    Turkish Airlines launches service to Boston
    The airline that was voted Europe's best airline for the third straight year, Turkish Airlines is now flying into it's sixth gateway city in the United States.The new city is Boston.With the addition of Boston, Turkish Airlines now flies...
  • Hagia Sophia
    Hagia Sophia: A church, a mosque, and a museum
    The Hagia Sophia is one of many amazing historical sites in Istanbul, but it just might have the most colorful history. The Hagia Sophia was built in the 6th century as the Shrine of the Holy Wisdom of God; Hagia Sophia is loosely the phonetic...
  • Istanbul, Turkey named number 1 on Top 25 world destinations list
    Istanbul, Turkey named number 1 on Top 25 world destinations list
    Trip Advisor’s Top 25 World Destinations list has been released. All 25 destinations will be explored in this series of articles to assist travelers in selecting the perfect destination for this year’s vacation. Before deciding on any...
  • Brianne Davis
    Talented Brianne Davis accepts lead role in horror flick 'Magi' (Photos)
    On April 7, 2014, it was officially announced to the public that actress Brianne Davis accepted the role, Marla Watkins, in the film "Magi." Principal photography kicks off in Istanbul on April 28.In addition to Brianne Davis, out of L.A...
  • Explore Turkey in the footsteps of Alexander the Great
    Explore Turkey in the footsteps of Alexander the Great
    It's 334 B.C., and you've left your home in Macedonia at the head of an army of 35,000 soldiers armed to the teeth. Your name is Alexander the Great, and before your 22,000-mile trek ends with your death 10 years later, you'll have...
  • Hijacked plane headed to Sochi ends peacefully
    Hijacked plane headed to Sochi ends peacefully
    A passenger flight was detained on Friday in Istanbul, Turkey, following a bomb threat from a passenger. The Pegasus Airlinesflight originated in the Ukraine. Thehijacker claimed to havea bomb and wanted the flight diverted to Sochi, Russia, home...