Coffeehouses in Constantinople/Istanbul were places for man to drink coffee, to meet, to do business, to discuss politics, art and literature.
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STORYTELLING TURKEY: The Meddah
A tradition of Turkish folklore that took shape in Constantinople’s coffeehouses is the Meddah, … STORYTELLING TURKEY: The Meddah
TURKEY: Coffee Culture
Coffee Culture in Turkey, and in Istanbul is widely present and has deep roots in history, drinking Türk kahvesi and eating Lokum with it, is a unique pleasure for the Turks.
FOLKLORE: TRAVEL STORIES OF WONDER & EVERY DAY LIFE
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.