Understanding Turkey Today
Spanning the continents of Europe and Asia, Turkey is an amazing country. Its beautiful beaches and incredible architecture attract visitors from around the globe. Over the course of its history, modern-day Turkey has been part of the Hittite, Roman, and Ottoman Empires. People from Europe and Asia have made this land their home. Come celebrate Children s Day or the Sugar Festival with Turkey s kids. Find out what it s like to be a student in Istanbul. Imagine yourself strolling through the Grand Bazaar in search of the freshest spices. Learn to cook Turkish food and try your hand at paper marbling (known as ebru) as you experience the wonders of Turkey for yourself!