“Levissi”: A Mysterious Ghost Town & the Sorrowful Story of Kayakoy

The infamous conclusion of the Greco-Turkish War in 1923. A decision, mutually made by two governments, costing tens of thousands their roots, their culture, their home. A decision not based on the consent of the governed, but a handful who governed. As humans we all treasure our roots, our birthplaces, our communities- those we live […]

Feasting on Jumbo Blue Crabs Among Caretta Turtles & Ancient Rock Tombs!

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Cruising Along & Reflecting Upon the Ancient King Tombs in the Dalyan Delta

Cruising along Dalyan River’s ancient site and reflecting upon this mystical tapestry of life that once occupied this area, and the secret of the King Tombs in the rocks!

Showcasing a True Mediterranean Farmers Market in Fethiye

From vegetables and fruits to nuts and eggs, this is where Turkish people go to find and purchase the best quality, freshest and the most affordable produce weekly! Join me in exploring all things that bridge the illusionary gaps & divides, and bring us together for a better world and Peace! Subscribe to Newsbud YouTube […]

From Quesadilla & Crepe to Gozleme: The Art of Turkish Stuffed Pastry

Sibel Edmonds introduces the art of making Turkish filled pastry- Gozleme. Mexicans with their awesome quesadilla, French with their delicately filled crepes, Arabs, Greeks and Serbs with their Boreks, can all relate to this fast and easy-to-make, affordable and delicious Turkish delicacy. We are bridging the gap with Gozleme!

The Two Biggest Threats Facing the Magnificent Caretta Turtles

The amazing loggerhead (Caretta Caretta) turtles weighing from 200-400 pounds with a length of up to 4 feet are on the IUCN Red list of endangered species. The threats to these turtles include pollution-especially plastic bags, propellers, small-scale and large-scale fishing (primarily fishing hook ingestion and fishing line entanglement) and feeding by humans. The Sea […]

Do You Believe in the Power of “ONE”? If Not, Watch This Video & Join the “True” Believers

Do you believe in the power of One? I do. One is a very powerful number- whether one decision made that leads to a much larger impact, or, one person joining other “ones.” That’s how real positive changes happen. Watch this remarkable real-life story of how a handful of conservationists, galvanized by “One” English ‘Turtle […]

Decoding the Art of Drinking Lion’s Milk- from Raki & Ouzo to Arak!

Sibel Edmonds introduces Turkey’s National Drink-Raki (aka Lion’s Milk!), and explains its similarities to Ouzo and Arak. From the right way of preparing and drinking this potent beverage to what type of mezes (tapas) to pair it up with for the ultimate experience: Decoding Raki! Come and join Sibel Edmonds in bridging the gap with […]

The Ultimate Meyhane Dining: You Say Tapas, I Say Meze, They Say Dim Sum, We Say Antipasto!

Sibel Edmonds decodes the art of meze and traditional Meyhane dining, and provides you with everything you need and want to know about Meze, Meyhane Dining, Raki, Ouzo, Turkish food and much more! Come and join Sibel Edmonds in bridging the gap with our universal love of food and dining rituals!

The Aegean Pearl: Fethiye The Beautiful- No Words Needed!

Many refer to Fethiye, located on the Southern Aegean Coast, as the Aegean Pearl. A pearl of a coastal town, surrounded by majestic mountains, Fethiye is so many things to people from so many different walks of life. In this episode I present a short awe-inspiring documentary on Fethiye, using “No Words”, created by two […]

Newsbud Presents: Counter the Divide & Conquer: Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds!

My new one-of-a-kind series, Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds, encompasses not only politics and philosophy, but also history, culture, dance, food, travel, music and much more. I’ll be sharing with you all things that connect and bind us to each other- no matter what the race, religion, nationality or gender. Join me in exploring […]

Turkey’s Kayakoy- “Levissi”- A Mysterious Ghost Town & A Sorrowful Story of Forced Migration

A somber highlight from my coming series: Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds, Season One: The infamous conclusion of the Greco-Turkish War in 1923. A decision, mutually made by two governments, costing tens of thousands their roots, their culture, their home. A decision not based on the consent of the governed, but a handful who […]

A Real Turkish Meyhane Experience: Connecting with Delicious Meze, Rakı & Dialogue!

Only one week to Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds- Season One! And here is another highlight from one of my coming episodes: Turkish Meyhanes, similar to Greek Ouzeries and Spain’s Tapa houses, are where people go to have many varieties of cold and hot mezes, drink Turkey’s national alcoholic beverage, Rakı (very similar to […]

Tango Fever a La Turkey: Dance- A Universal Language & A Bridge

Another highlight from my coming series: Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds, Season One: Tango movement connecting people in Turkey, not only to those in Argentina, but to people in China, Ukraine, Italy, Russia, Lebanon … countries all around the world! My coming series encompasses not only politics and philosophy, but also history, culture, dance, […]

Blue Crab Feast Among Ancient Tombs & Caretta Turtles in Dalyan, Turkey

A brief highlight from one of my coming episodes: Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds, Season One. My series encompasses not only politics and philosophy, but also history, culture, food, travel, music and much more. I’ll be sharing with you all things that connect and bind us to each other- no matter what the race, […]