Bodrum Travel Guide

Travel Guides goturkey.com – Bodrum – Information on Bodrum from the official Turkey tourism portal. The Best Of Bodrum – Destination guide featuring things to do, activities, where to eat and drink, art and culture. Tours Bodrum Tours – Tours and things to do selected by Viator. Guide Books Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide: Turkey’s Aegean […]

Antalya Travel Guide

Travel Guides Antalya – Travel information from the official Turkey tourism site. Antalyaguide.org – City guide and tourism information. Antalya.org – Information on Antalya, Kemer, Belek, Lara, Side, Alanya. Covers hotels, beaches, shops, photos, transportation, archeological sites. Antalya.fm – Places to see, history, shopping, eating out, hotels, maps. Blogs Antalya City Blog – City blog […]

Istanbul Travel Guide

Travel Guides The Guide Istanbul – A city lifestyle magazine featuring restaurants, nightlife, arts and entertainment, shopping, lifestyle, and hotels. Time Out Istanbul – Tips on venues, events, restaurants, concerts, shops and nightlife. Sights in Istanbul – Top must-see places in Istanbul. Great Istanbul – History, sight, photos of Istanbul. Blogs Istanbul For 91 Days […]

New Mosque, Istanbul – Turkey

New Mosque - Istanbul

This is the New Mosque of Istanbul. Having been completed in 1665 it’s not that new anymore, but why quibble over details. The mosque is on the Golden Horn near the Galata Bridge. I love to come down here in and see all the “new” buildings glow in the afternoon sun. [I travelled to Istanbul […]

Tea at the spice market, Istanbul – Turkey

Tea- Istanbul

One of my favourite travel activities is wandering around food markets. I don’t cook, and I wouldn’t know what to do with half the stuff that is sold anyway, yet I still love to see food on display. Neatly stacked food in piles is an artform in itself, and I tend to head to a […]

The Great Theatre of Ephesus, Turkey

Theatre Ephesus

The Great Theatre of Ephesus, Turkey. Ephesus is one of the best preserved classical cities the Mediterranean region. With the excavated streets connecting well preserved/restored Roman structures, such as the Great Theatre, you can get a feel for what a Roman city might have looked like. Travel Photos: Ephesus Photo Gallery

Blue Travertines, Pamukkale – Turkey

Blue Travertines

The terraces of Pamukkale (“cotton castle” in Turkish) are formed by sedimentary rock (Travertine) deposited by water from hot springs which cascade down from a plateau. Travel Photos: Pamukkale Photo Gallery

Fairy Chimneys of Goreme – Turkey

Goreme

Goreme (Göreme) in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. Cappadocia is famous for the rock formations known as “fairy chimneys“. Goreme is in a valley of fairy chimneys, and some of the houses are even built within the the rock formations. Travel Photos: Goreme Photo Gallery

Guard at Ataturk’s memorial tomb, Ankara – Turkey

Ataturk Guard

Guard at Anıtkabir (memorial tomb) of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Ankara – Turkey. Atatürk was the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Travel Photos: Ankara Photo Gallery

Blue Mosque at dusk, Istanbul – Turkey

Blue Mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (better known as the Blue Mosque), Istanbul – Turkey. If you are wondering why it doesn’t look that blue, it is named for the blue tiles on the interior walls. Travel Photos: Istanbul Photo Gallery