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One Month Left for the Biggest Gypsy Party

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Oriental Istanbul is taking you to a wonderful and unique journey in Turkey where you will enjoy a great week full of Romani dance, culture and street parties. You will be taught the technique and style of the Romany dance from master teachers Dalia Carella and Reyhan Tuzsuz. After going through an intense course in Istanbul, we will travel to Edirne, the heart […]

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Freshly Recommended Culinary Tour

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World-renowned food writer, newspaper columnist for the Irish Examiner, owner of Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry teacher, cookbook author and television presenter, Darina Allen, has visited Turkey and fascinated with Turkish culinary! She has taken a culinary tour with Claudia Turgut from Unison Turkey’s Culinary Tours and tasted local Turkish foods on the streets. You can find her all impressions, notes and recommendations in her blog here. […]

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14th !f International Independent Film Festival

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You can find your lost heart in 14th !f International Independent Film Festival… !f Independent Film Festival was founded in 2001 and every February and March, it hosts some 80,000 film buffs and celebrated filmmakers from around the world. This year, the festival has 13 film categories in various movie theater of Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, !f^2 which aims to […]

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Freshly Recommended Garden Tours!

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Our garden tours have been recommended in Trip of a Lifetime: Istanbul & The Turkish Coast book wroten by Leeann Murphy. The book involves many touristic areas, and in sports and recreation parts, Murphy provides a couple of nice experiences information about Büyükada, Gülhane Park and Belgrad Forest. At the final, Murphy mentiones Unison Turkey’s exciting garden tours which gather the […]

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Happy Birthday Unison Turkey & Oriental Istanbul!

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It has been 4 years since the day we have started Unison Turkey Travel & Events and Oriental Istanbul. Every day has passed with gratitude, enthusiasm, excitement, fun, learning and growing. We are looking forward to the future to create many more great memories for our clients and ourselves!

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Recommended Hidrellez Tour!

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Our Hidrellez Tour has been recommended as “one of the world’s greatest travel experiences with local people” by Curious Animal Magazine! In the article with the title of Meet The Locals, Olugbemi Oladipo collects 11 of the world’s greatest travel experiences with local people, and one of them is welcoming spring with the Romani in Turkey. The author has mentioned magical street dancing, […]

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Streetdust – A Smart Tourguide App

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Streetdust is a new and charming app produced for Istanbul’s Taksim district, providing stories of the streets, buildings and monuments nearby with their visuals and audios. The app has basicly two mode: Explore Mode, for users who prefer explore around spontaneously, and Tour Mode for the users who prefer a planned tour experience.As an option, you can also download all […]

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The Republic Day of Turkey

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We are so proud to celebrate the 91st anniversary of the Turkish Republic today!  

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“Raqs Sharqi” Photograph Exhibition

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“Dance of the East” at Galatea Art Gallery! “Raqs Sharqi” (Dance of the East) by photographer John Wreford will be exhibiting at Galatea Art Gallery in Beyoglu, Istanbul. The exhibition will continue until 1 November. Wreford explains his work as; beautiful fine art images of Oriental Dance, not the stereotypical image we are used to seeing but showing emotion, grace […]

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All invited to Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2015!

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Rakkas Istanbul International Oriental Dance Festival will take place in Turkey between 10-14 June 2015. 26 world-renowned bellydance performing artists and teachers from all over the world, in other words the masters of oriental dance world will join and perform in this great festival. Besides the belly dancers from all over the world, Oriental Istanbul’s famous Turkish bellydance teachers and […]

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