As June approaches, tensions are running high for members of Istanbul's LGBTi (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex) community as advocacy groups debate the conditions under which the city's annual Pride Week March will take place. The Turkish government officially banned
Enis Inci is one of the most well-dressed men in the whole of Istanbul.
When he isn't traveling to Italy to oversee the Naples-based workshop out of which his bespoke tailoring business operates, or on appointment with customers throughout the city
From living out of a car in New York to heading a team of some of the finest chefs in Istanbul at one of the city's choicest restaurants in the upscale Nişantaşı neighborhood, Ali Gürbüz has never let anything get
In the only metropole in the world that spans two continents, there is a small town located on the green northern shores of the Bosphorus called Anadolu Kavağı. Throughout history, the position of the old fishing village made it a
Walk on the sands
Toward the lake.
They come forward to the water
To clean clothes
Full of blood and mud.
The mud was brown on the white fabric
The dry blood as well.
The beholder's eyes see them as one thing.
But the barefoot women
If you were to seek out Elisabeth Kristensen on any given winter day, you’d likely find her kneeling down in the snow, her red, down jacket standing out starkly against her surroundings while she chisels away at a massy block
As June approaches, tensions are running high for members of Istanbul’s LGBTi (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex) community as advocacy groups debate the conditions under which the city’s annual Pride...
Eric James Beyer is a freelance writer currently based in Istanbul. His work has been featured in various digital and print publications, such as The Guide Istanbul, Lunar Poetry, Bianet, Yabangee, and more. He spends most of his time wandering the shores of the Bosphorus and romantically wishing he could see Istanbul as it was in the distant past.