Worried that the four-day bayram-in-lockdown may deliver the final blow to your marriage already strained by Covid-19 curfews? Here are my tips!

Erospolis explores how the city that has the highest rate of divorce in Turkey manages to produce every three out of four wedding gowns made in Turkey We seem to be floating in a sea of white tulle, lace and silk, with semi-precious gems, beads, sequins, butterfly wings and silk roses in pale colors thrown […]

(Bloggers update: Too bad that Mr Davutoğlu is leaving his post without keeping da promise!) I spent at least two decades of my life listening to friends, colleagues and chance acquaintances promising to find me the perfect man. The perfect man they promised to introduce me to, alas, often turned out to be a hopeless […]

Giving advice is a Turkish hobby; very few nations can match our zeal, our altruism and our inconsistency when it comes to giving advice (though, in my experience, Israelis do come a close second). Like all Mediterranean people, our top advice is reserved to the field of love, marriage and keeping a family together. Recent […]

“You never know where you would drop your pants,” says the advertisement, along with the picture of a man’s underwear and the address of a website that can be translated as A wise ad-man knows that sexual innuendos help sales, particularly if the product is not at all sexy. Don’t we remember the “energizer bunny” […]