Is Canakkale – the Gallipoli battlefield worth visiting in Turkey?

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?

Kusadasi (Ephesus) – a small town along the Aegean coast 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

What to expect at Turkey’s Cotton Castle – Pamukkale?

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?

Cappadocia – Turkey’s land of Fairy Chimneys

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