A Poem from Rumi

A Poem from Rumi

Here is one of Rumi”s most popular poems for you for the New Year. With best wishes from the Handsonturkish Team. The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as...
Getting around in Turkey

Getting around in Turkey

When you travel around inside Turkey, you can chose between different modes of transport:  trains, buses, planes and even sea planes. Air travel is a common mode of transport inside Turkey. There are many cheap airlines flying between cities, and if you are flying to...
Visiting a Turkish home

Visiting a Turkish home

Invitation to a Turkish home Turkish people love inviting guests to their homes for dinner. As a foreign guest you will be treated especially well. Take your shoes off on the mat as you enter the house: in most households shoes are not allowed inside, and a pair of...
Book review: The Last Frontier

Book review: The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier – A Sufi Journey by Reshad Feild If thou wilt be observant and vigilant, thou wilt see at every moment the response to thy action. Be observant if thou wouldst have a pure heart, for something is born to thee in consequence of every action....