Most people do 1 day trip from Istanbul to Canakkale and either Gallipoli or Troy, but since we’re kind of passing by the region along our journey, we had a comfortable night stay at Canakkale. Departed from Istanbul early morning after breakfast, it took about 4 & half hours to reach Gallipoli, so by the… Read More Is Canakkale – the Gallipoli battlefield worth visiting in Turkey?
Kuşadası is a popular package-tour destination and, as the coastal gateway to Ephesus, Turkey‘s busiest cruise port (roughly 30th worldwide). Lacking the sights and ambience of Bodrum and the size of Marmaris, it remains a runner-up on the Aegean party scene, but the Irish pubs, discos and multilingual touts certainly create a memorably ribald atmosphere.… Read More Kusadasi (Ephesus) – a small town along the Aegean coast in Turkey
Pergamon Ancient City Pergamon is a recommendation by our travel agent in Canakkale, by adding €45 per person to take a detour from on our way to Kusadasi. I was in a little hesitation but then gradually decided to go for it since we’re already in Turkey and it turned out to be THE BEST of all… Read More Pergamon – a must visit ancient city in Turkey!
Many of you may have seen Pamukkale on the internet or your Facebook’s feed, but you may not know that this is actually in Turkey. Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish One of Turkey’s top attractions and a precious in the world with its cotton-look terraces. The underground water once gave life to the ancient… Read More What to expect at Turkey’s Cotton Castle – Pamukkale?
Despite living in a country that Islam is the official religion of the federation, I still love the modern Islamic lifestyle in Turkey. When would I said so? While strolling through the streets around the famous Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, I was kind of surprise to see stray dogs are hanging around the mosque area.… Read More Why do I love Turkey – Istanbul?
Often after visiting a country, people asked ‘So what is your favourite city here?’ and undoubtedly, my favourite city in Turkey is none other than the Fairy Chimneys – Cappadocia. Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is full of otherworldly natural sites, most notably the “fairy chimneys” – tall, cone-shaped rock formations clustered in… Read More Cappadocia – Turkey’s land of Fairy Chimneys
Travelling to both Turkey & Greece for 16 days cost around RM8,000++ including international & domestic flight ticket. I got the flight deal for RM2,901 from Qatar Airway for multiple destination: Kuala Lumpur > Doha > Istanbul Athens > Doha > Kuala Lumpur 16th Nov 2015 – 1st Dec 2015 Indeed, it was a good… Read More Turkey + Greece 16D15N Travel Itinerary