With roughly 7,200 kilometers of coastline, it is no surprise that Turkey is a major cruising and sailing destination. Sitting on the edge of Europe, it taps into the continents popularity as the second most visited cruise destination in the world. Indeed, an official report by the Cruise Lines International Association stated that in 2013,

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

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 think having a holiday in Turkey revolves around a beach and a great tan, then you couldn’t be more wrong. There is plenty more things to do so we have put together a list of some of the fantastic alternatives to help you see the country in a new light and make your

Cave Hotels and Hot Air Balloons – Cappadocia’s Biggest Attractions The Anatolian region of Cappadocia in central Turkey boasts of many quirky aspects including fairy chimneys, underground cities, and ancient churches but by far, two of its biggest attractions luring thousands of travellers every year are its cave hotels and early morning sunrise hot air

As the 37th largest country in the world, the diversity of culture, traditions, weather, landscapes, and food throughout Turkey is overwhelming in itself. Even the history of the country would fill a book containing thousands of pages, yet it is because of its past that we see the glory of Turkey as it is now,

Named as a top city break destination by Trip Advisor, Istanbul is a cosmopolitan destination that captures attention with its mystical blend of romanticism, urban influences, and historical timeline. Previously the capital and ruling centre of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, and named Byzantium and Constantinople respectively, these days, it is Turkey’s busiest city and

Ships and Cabins Best short cruise: Seabourn Quest’s seven-day Baltic experience is short and to the point—ideal if one wishes to absorb all that this area offers in a brief time. Sail from Stockholm to Copenhagen, perhaps taking in more of these cities pre- and post-cruise, and in between enjoy three days in St. Petersburg plus

Hotels worth the splurge The Four Seasons Bosphorus is the best hotel in Istanbul. I recommend taking the Courtyard rooms or the Palace Courtyard rooms, as they’re a third the price of Bosphorus-view rooms. You can enjoy the views of the water from the hotel’s huge terrace or the restaurant and save a fortune.  My