Are magical creatures, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and goddesses and gods all gone, with the mythical times? For some this magical creatures are gone, for others they are still real, giving gifts to the kindly, and plaguing the surly. TRAVEL STORIES OF WONDER & EVERY DAY LIFE about magical animals, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and…
Deep in the depths of a lake in Scotland called Loch Ness, lives a mystery. It is a creature that hundreds of people claim to have seen. Some believe it’s a large dinosaur-like creature with a long neck and flippers, a gigantic snake, or a dragon, others imagine it is simply a large catfish or…
Nasreddin Hodja has many names and is also sometimes referred to as “Nasrudin”,“the Mulla” and as “the Hodja” or “Hoca”.
The coffeehouse, where Nasreddin Hodja works, couldn’t get better advertisement than its own delicious diverting roasting-coffee smell; which pulls locals and tourists alike, to wait for fresh coffee in surprisingly orderly lines that snake deep into the grand bazaar in Istanbul.
Coffeehouses in Constantinople•Istanbul
A tradition of Turkish folklore that took shape in Constantinople’s coffeehouses is the Meddah,
Coffee Culture in Turkey and Istanbul, lokum and Fal or fortuneread