THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY
      Tavla and Okey: The Games We Play

      Tavla and Okey: The Games We Play

      A guest post by Jesse S. It seems like everywhere I go in Bursa I see three things: football on the television, pairs of people of all ages fast and furiously playing tavla (backgammon), and groups of older men peacefully enjoying okey (pronounced “okay,” a game...
      Camel Wrestling: A Cultural Experience

      Camel Wrestling: A Cultural Experience

      A guest post by Sharon Rott Sharon Rott came to Bursa as a teacher. But in her free time, she enjoys new adventures and cultural experiences. She has contributed to The Best of Bursa before. In this piece, Sharon shares about her experience at a traditional camel...
      A Roundup of Bursa Videos

      A Roundup of Bursa Videos

      In recent years, the Bursa provincial government (under the name Ulu Şehir) has commissioned a number of outstanding short videos highlighting some of Bursa’s neat attractions. A few others travelers have made some nice Bursa videos as well. Many of these videos can...