THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY
      Bursa Silk: A Buying Guide

      Bursa Silk: A Buying Guide

      In Bursa, the quintessential must-have gift for yourself or a friend is a piece of authentic Bursa-made silk. That’s because back in the heyday Bursa was a terminal on the famed Silk Road and a world trade center of silk cocoons and silk fabric. Well before Ottoman...
      Bursa Ceramics: A Buying Guide

      Bursa Ceramics: A Buying Guide

      Bursa is known for a good many things, one of which is its handmade, hand-painted ceramic pottery and tilework. When in Bursa, you’ll no doubt notice the colorful plates, bowls, cups, trivets, coasters, table utensils, and figurines of all kinds in shop windows...
      Falafel, Hummus, and Hospitality

      Falafel, Hummus, and Hospitality

      Over the last few years, Bursa has become home to a large and growing number of Syrians. Many of them have come here to make a peaceful living until the conflict in their country ends and they can safely return to their homes. As they have immigrated to Bursa, they...
      Almira Hotel Bursa, Luxury with Location

      Almira Hotel Bursa, Luxury with Location

      A little while ago, I learned that Almira Hotel Bursa is the most-frequently Googled hotel in Bursa. In fact, it is one of the most searched-for terms for all search terms that include the word “Bursa.” When I learned this, I decided to make a visit to Almira Hotel...
      Īskender Kebab: Bursa’s Tasty Signature Dish

      Īskender Kebab: Bursa’s Tasty Signature Dish

      Bursa is known for a good many things: Ottoman history, silk and textiles, candied chestnuts, Uludağ, winter sports, metalworking, auto manufacturing, peaches and apples, ancient plane trees, among many others. But when it comes to regional Turkish cuisine, Bursa’s...