Sirkhane Darkroom’s Photography Program For Children in Syria, Turkey and Iraq

Sirkhane Darkroom is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide free photography training to children who have been impacted by war, violence or poverty in Syria, Turkey and Iraq. Founded by Syrian photographer Serbest Salih, the project includes a traveling, flexible eight-week program where students learn how to use a camera, nurture their creative expression and develop their own photos. For many of the kids …

Janko Nilović + The Soul Surfers: PRELUDE

“PRELUDE” serves as the introduction to 80-year-old Turkish pianist Janko Nilović and Russian “raw soul” group The Soul Surfers’ collaborative album, Maze of Sounds, which debuted on 6 November from Broc Recordz. Nilović (a Grammy Award-winning composer credited on Jay-Z’s “DOA,” Dr Dre’s “Loose Cannons” and more) offers cinematic piano, while the four-piece funk group does the rest. The entire album is around 30 minutes, …

The Bodrum EDITION Embraces the Aegean Topography

A decadent hotel offering stunning views, delicious dining and glorious wellness programs

Despite its local popularity, Bodrum—on the Aegean Sea in Turkey—often gets overlooked for locations like Ibiza, Mykonos, Mallorca, St Tropez and Sardinia. The Bodrum EDITION, which opened last summer in the town of Yalıkavak, is changing that. Known for their high standards on design and even higher lifestyle offerings, the EDITION has found an ideal stretch of Bodrum on the Tilkicik Bay to create a …