Olive trees on a hillside in Turkey.

Turkish Olives and Olive Oil

Learn about the history of olive oil, what makes Turkish olives so different from those cultivated elsewhere, & where the best Turkish olive oil is made.

Turkish Angora cats are known for their heterochromatic eyes.

Wildlife Native to Turkey

Turkey’s native wildlife includes over 80,000 species and subspecies from migratory birds to ancient species of lions to two almost extinct sea creatures.

Luxury brand storefronts on Kalakaua avenue in Waikiki.

Shopping in Waikiki

Shopping in Waikiki focuses on high-end retailers, but with 100+ other shops & galleries, there’s lots to choose from. Here’s where to browse & buy.

Clear turquoise water on the Aegean coast of Turkey.

Turkey’s Regional Climates

Turkey’s climate varies greatly by region. Here’s what kind of weather to expect year-round in the Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranean, and Anatolian areas.

A fruit-garnished cocktail on an outdoor table at sunset.

Honolulu Nightlife

Honolulu nightlife is hopping with lively bars featuring island flair in food & music, plus pubs, clubs, & classy venues. Try one of these for a night out.