Sure, you’ve probably seen the Blue Mosque in magazine photos and marveled at the whirling dervishes in travel guides, but did you know Old Saint Nick was born in Turkey? Or that Cappadocia is home to literally hundreds of underground cities? Read on to learn five more interesting tidbits about Turkey’s intriguing past and present.
We know that Thanksgiving is approaching, but today’s post isn’t about the fowl that Benjamin Franklin suggested for our national bird (it’s true!). Instead, we’re focusing on the fabulous flavors of Turkey, a country at the crossroads of many diverse cultures and one of Go Ahead‘s staff’s favorite destinations. Turkish food reflects both the traditions of the ancient nomadic resid