After living in Turkey for a little more than two years, we have come across some bizarre and interesting concepts we have had to learn about the country.
Pamukkale, also known as the "Cotton Castle," is a place made up of natural hot springs that have brought travelers as far back as 400,0000 years ago, seeking the healing powers it provides to combat certain illnesses. Today, it is
Kuzguncuk is a neighborhood outside of the city center of Istanbul. It is a neighborhood made of Jews, Greeks, Armenians, and Turks. The city is full of galleries, art studios, bakeries, boutiques, and everything in between.
On the Asian side of Istanbul is a dynamic neighborhood located on the Bosphorus Strait's southern tip and one of the oldest settlements of Kadıköy called Moda. Moda is a famous district with its nature, green spaces, streets lined with
For many people who visit Turkey, the highly sought-after destination is Istanbul. But as an expat living in Turkey, I saw many other cities in Turkey that I consider hidden gems. One of those cities is Bursa.
Located high up on a hill outside of Antalya city center is Sillyon, one of Pamphylia cities. It was considered one of the wealthiest cities of ancient times, thought to be discovered by heroes of the Trojan War.
Turkey is a country filled with ancient history, stunning landscape, friendly people, and delicious cuisine. No matter where you travel in Turkey you will find something interesting to see or do. The top cities to visit in Turkey are
Avanos is famous for handicrafts that have been created here for generations, such as pottery and carpets. A visit to Chez Galip's pottery workshop to learn about the artwork and design of his family's pottery business.
Cappadocia is one of the most popular cities in Turkey and home to the Open-Air Museum. This was home to nuns and monks who lived within the rock caves during the early Christian periods of Turkey, creating artwork to tell
Hidden away in the piney forest, snugged along on the mountainside, is Termessos, an ancient city of ruins unlike any other in Turkey. This ancient city played an important role in history in how they were able to overcome being
Roses have significantly influenced the Turkish culture and are important part of their everyday life. As the weather becomes warmer, rose bushes throughout the city of Antalya begin to bud, ready to burst with color. Spring has arrived!
Turkish carpets are spread across fields of land to sunbathe and gain their authentic coloring as well as tips for buying a Turkish rug. Nearby is the Evdir Han, one of the largest inns used during the 13th century.
Do you like adventure? Do you like to have a new experience in life? If you answered yes to either one of these questions, then you must try paragliding. New experiences, new adventures are what makes life enjoyable and memorable.
In the province of Mugla is Saklikent National Park and Gizlikent Waterfall. As you enter, walking across a suspended passageway, you can't help but notice the massive boulders and beautiful flora sprouting out of the rocks. Not far
So much to see and do around Fethiye and Oludeniz. I share all tips and information in my blog from paragliding, enjoying white sandy beaches, walking through ancient city ruins, and taking riverboat tours.
Visit the village Kuyucak Village for its lush purple hills of lavender. The women of this community have created a destination for visitors around the world to come and enjoy the handmade products produced from lavender.
Turkey is an excellent place to visit if you love the history of the Greek and Roman Empires. Throughout Turkey there are numerous museums displaying artifacts of these historic empires, You’ll discover descriptions depicting the trials and tribulations of the
Kaleici, Antalya also referred to “Old Town Antalya” is the historical city center, which offers a majestic array of things to do while visiting Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Most people think of turquoise water, sandy beaches, and cabanas, but this well-preserved
When tourists think of Turkey, the first city that comes to mind is Istanbul or Cappadocia, but the southern coastline of Turkey is just as impressive. A picture-perfect town called Kaş (the “ş” is pronounced like “sh”) is located on
The city of Antalya is surrounded by nature, from the turquoise coast of Mediterranean Sea to the lush green mountainside. Within the city are numerous parks that offer opportunities for people to enjoy the views of the landscape that lies