As Turkey’s largest city, there is much to do and see in former Constantinople, but the most favorite attractions, especially for first-time visitors sit in the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. Known as the old part of the city, it was the ruling capital centers for both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. The iconic landmark structures

In 1453, the Ottoman Empire triumphantly stormed into Constantinople to capture the strategically important city. From then on, for 465 years, the sultans and their advisors managed lands spanning nearly half the world from their ruling capital. Indeed they were one of the most successful empires of all times and definitely changed the course of

An abundance of historical places to visit in Turkey makes it a travel magnet for fans of previous eras. From the east to the west, remnants of past empires and civilizations sit in among towns and villages. Some famous historical places receive more admiration and visitors than others do, though. This is mostly because of

The country of Turkey, being the 37th largest in the world is a traveller’s delight. From the east to the west spanning thousands of kilometres, many places to visit in Turkey are unique attractions. From historical landmarks to renowned sites of nature, most have graced glossy pages of international travel magazines as recommended travel destinations.

Despite its prominent status on the international travel scene, as one of the most visited countries in the world, Turkey has sometimes been and is still somewhat widely misunderstood by people who haven’t visited it. Therefore, to present a well-rounded picture of the country, we have listed our favourite facts about Turkey that also make

In the past twenty years, Turkish cuisine has emerged onto the global food scene as a player to be reckoned with. Previously viewed as just a nation of kebab lovers, people everywhere have woken up to the fact that Turkish food dishes are more than just that. Fusing ingredients with unique cooking techniques, visitors to

An exciting part of going abroad is buying souvenirs to take back home. Whether they are traditional, quirky, edible or purely for nostalgic memories, when you are on vacation in Turkey, the choice of souvenirs to buy is limitless! No matter where you go in the country, small souvenir shops sell a range of delights

The never ending and comprehensive list of things to do in Cappadocia excites everyone from families, couples, solo travellers, and groups of friends. Known for its cave churches, hotels, and fairy chimney rocks, this is because of Cappadocia’s ability to accommodate everyone no matter what their interest. Since Cappadocia is in the heart of the

Turkey is a country  in the media a lot  lately , yet the stories forget to mention the historical importance of this country and just how much of it is a must-see place. With hot-air balloons soaring over the fairytale-like land of Cappadocia, to the bustle and bargains of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar; from the Byzantine

If you could throw them into a suitcase, before the bikinis, sun cream, T-shirts and passports, security and safety are probably the first two elements that any family would pack to ensure a great holiday. Those two are coming more and more into the thinking of holidaymakers looking for a bit of fun in the