Without a doubt, Büyükada, dotted with historic villas nestled among the pine trees, is one of the most beautiful places in Istanbul. You can ride a bike only five minutes to get to a beach, as well as experience the island culture and enjoy the architecture. And the best part is that it is only about an hour ferry ride away!
Located at the junction of the world's 2 best seas, the Mediterranean and the Aegean, Bodrum is the most popular summer destination among the Turks. It is so huge and so touristy that a local's advice is a must to find the right spots. Here are our top recommendations:
One of the reasons why Bodrum is such a popular summer spot among the Turks is the nightlife here. But if you are a foreigner it is very likely that you will end up in one of the trashy places and be very disappointed. That is why your local dancing queen is here to help. :)
Located at the junction of the 2 best seas in the world; the Aegean and the Mediterranean, Bodrum is one of Turkey's biggest beach holiday destinations. You would think that finding a swimming spot would be an easy thing to do but it is not since it is invaded by hotels and residences. So we decided to compile a list of the best places to swim.
Turks as we are, we don’t mess around when it comes to banquet-length breakfast spreads and we are particular about quality. But Buyukada breakfasts are not about the food itself. Rather, it is about the island vibes and feeling good. A peaceful morning munch with a fresh sea breeze. Simply enjoying being away from the horn honking of the city.
Buyukada Island is one of Istanbulites' favorite escapes, especially in the summer. While the safety of swimming in Istanbul is quite a contested subject for residents here, plenty of people continue to enjoy taking a dip in the Marmara Sea anyway. But is it safe? If so what are the best beaches on Büyükada?
Why not take in Cappadocia's other-worldly terrain in all its magnificence with a balloon tour! This is a guaranteed experience of a lifetime - but it pays to know what you are doing and plan ahead a little. We offer you the lowdown on prices, safety, when to go, and other essential tips.
As one of Turkey's biggest tourist attractions, the stunning region of Cappadocia is naturally replete with options for unique souvenir items. Here, we give you a run-down of the items the region is famous for, so that you can get the most authentic of gifts and even help boost the local economy.
Wondering which area of Cappadocia you should book a stay? What parts are more scenic or central? We have got some tips for you. Luxury cave hotels are one of Cappadocia's biggest draws for tourists but there are also budget options with great standards. Here are the best areas and also best hotels.