From a Bench in Beyazit

Every now and then, something captures your attention uninvitedly. Pictures from an Istanbul walkway.

In Tulip Time: Pictures from Emirgan Park

Emirgan Park is the premier place to see tulips in Istanbul.

The Candlemakers of Sille

Mustafa Kolcu runs the Kolcumum Candle Shop in Sille, a village just outside of Konya in central Turkey.

Seven Cities of the Apocalypse

Western Turkey is a hotbed of archaeological excavation. Photos of the ruins of the seven ancient communities of faith singled out in the New Testament.

Market Day in Chiang Mai

An outdoor market, with its fresh honey stand, near the banks of the Ping River in Chiang Mai’s Srivijaya district.

Eid in Istanbul

Kurban Bayramı, or Eid al-Adha in Arabic, is a four-day holiday during which Muslims honor Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his first born son. Pictures from the festivities in Istanbul.