The first Scientific/Academic Committee Meeting of the Via Eurasia cultural route took place on December 20th 2019 at the Applied Tourism Administration and Research Center (ATARC) of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Although this was the first time all the potential committee members met, the head of the management committee and the Turkish Project coordinator had…

Alexandra Paulus In mid-April 2019, my husband and I, both from Germany, but currently living in Ankara, walked from Fethiye to Kabak Beach and then a little beyond. Our dog Zeytin (Turkish for olive since, when we met her, she was small and black) came along, of course. We adopted her from a tiny mountain…

Action Name: ‘Italy, Greece and Turkey on Foot: A European Culture Route Linking Turkey to Italy’ The 9th Annual Advisory Forum of the Council of Europe took place between 1-4 October in Sibiu, Romania. The forum ‘enables the reunion of member states representatives, Cultural Routes operators, candidate networks to the certification “Cultural Route of the…

Each year towards the end of September or start of October, a Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum is organised in collaboration with one of the member States of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes. The Annual Advisory Forum enables the reunion of member States representatives, Cultural Routes operators, candidate networks to the certification “Cultural Route of…