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  • Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party

    Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turks went to the polls Sunday in municipal elections seen as a key test for the embattled ruling party as a corruption scandal swirls around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The vote was widely viewed...
  • Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party appeared headed toward a sizable victory in the country's municipal elections Sunday, despite a corruption scandal that continues to swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
  • Readers Recommend: Sea Song Tours in Turkey

    On a trip to Istanbul last fall, we followed a Perrin's People recommendation and used Karen Fedorko Sefer at Sea Song Tours. It would not have been the same trip had we not used this excellent service. Nigar, our guide, was experienced, knowledgeable and...
  • New Online: Visas, Airfare Search

    New Online: Visas, Airfare Search
    You seldom have to wait long for the next online innovation. Here are three recent developments that can make your travel a bit easier or more rewarding. Online Turkish Visa. It's not even June yet, but Turkish Airlines initiated what may become the...
  • Go Away With ... Billy Campbell

    Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • Go Away With ... David Cross

    Versatile actor David Cross' plan for world domination is simple: recruit fans at a young age so that he'll have a steady stream of residuals. He's kidding, sort of. The star and creator of IFC's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," Cross...
  • Love Boat makes its final run to Turkish scrap heap

    Love Boat makes its final run to Turkish scrap heap
    The MS Pacific, a cruise ship made famous by the popular U.S. 1970s television show "The Love Boat," has sailed its final voyage to a ship-breaking yard on Turkey's Aegean Sea coast, a shipping group said on Wednesday. Called the Pacific Princess when it...
  • Gobble-worthy, digestible e-reads for Thanksgiving

    Gobble-worthy, digestible e-reads for Thanksgiving
    Turkey and stuffing and pie — oh my! From historical tales to scientific stories to essays both touching and provocative, here are some e-reads to get into the spirit of Thanksgiving on Thursday. -------------------- This piece first ran in...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Travel to Turkey, Turkish bath info

    The best way to Istanbul, Turkey From LAX, nonstop service to Istanbul is offered on Turkish Airlines and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on KLM, Lufthansa, British, Air France and Aeroflot. Restricted round-trip fares from $953,...