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When Atatürk moved the Turkish capital from Istanbul to Ankara in 1923 he turned his back on the Bosporus, but paved the way from Europe to Ankara. Nowadays Ankara is about as European as Turkey ...
The wonderful landscape of Cappadocia was formed thousands of years ago by wind and water erosion on soft volcanic rock. This left cliffs and valleys and also the spectacular chimneys of rock rising ...
Cappadocia has history and landscapes that will keep your mind amazed and your camera clicking. It has a wild, rocky landscape of cliffs and valleys and caves that were formed from wind and water ...
Cappadocia is a place where you’ll want to spend all your time outdoors – it is such a spectacular landscape you’ll want to see it from every angle. Hot air ballooning is very popular and looking ...
From Roman-era plumbing to Byzantine mosaics and Ottoman harems, Istanbul has centuries of history to share. After touring the mosques and palaces, be sure to relax at one of the famous Turkish ...
Modern Izmir is Turkey's third-largest city and, at first sight, may seem a little disorientating and unlovable. Scratch the surface, however, and you'll uncover Izmir's ancient gems: the ruins of ...
Set on the Gulf of Antalya (Antalya Körfezi), this burgeoning city commands a superb position overlooking a sweeping beach towards the soaring Bey Mountains (Beydağlarĳ). Sophisticated, liberal ...
The booming city of Antalya, on Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast, is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. And you can see why: with almost year-round sun, fine beaches and ...
With its vast stretch of Mediterranean coastline dotted with historic sites and sun-drenched beaches, its not surprising that Turkey remains one of the most popular cruise destinations. Whether ...
One of Turkey’s oldest festivals dating back almost 500 years, the Manisa Mesir festival is held each March in the Aegean town of Manisa. Organized in celebration of the region’s famous Mesir paste, ...
Written by Istanbul Expert: Nesrin, Turkey, March 2012
People coming to Istanbu l usually want to see the major sights of ancient history during their stay in this beautiful city. Who wouldn’t want to see a 1500-year-old Byzantine church or an Ottoman ...
Istanbul might have a reputation for its cosmopolitan population and increasingly modern attitude, but the heart of the city still beats in the historic old town of Sultanahmet, located on the ...
With exchange rates plummeting, Istanbul isn’t quite the bargain destination it used to be, but those on budget will still find plenty of opportunities to stretch out their dollars. From marveling ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
With its unique setting straddling Europe and Asia, vibrant bazaars and
myriad of important historical and religious sights, it’s no surprise
that Istanbul is
one of the most popular ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
With freezing temperatures, wind-swept seas and frost gathering on its many minarets, Istanbul
is nothing if not atmospheric in the winter months: and with fewer
tourists hitting the city ...
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