Gaziantep Part II – What to eat, drink & buy, when to go, how to get there & where to stay

The two devastating earthquakes that struck south eastern Turkey in the early hours of Monday and again around midday, 6 February 2023 continue to effect the people of Gaziantep. However the city is once again welcoming visitors. Tourism dollars go some way to normalising life but there is still a lot to be done. If…

A Visit to Hatay and Gaziantep (aka Tesaduf Travels)

I’ve often said Istanbul isn’t so much a metropolis as a series of small interconnected villages and a recent set of coincidences I experienced has really confirmed this belief. One day I was looking for a Whatsapp chat I’d had with someone at an animal shelter on this side of Istanbul ages ago. By chance…