Turkey Travel Guide

Turkey Travel Guide A Vagabond Life

Traveling to Turkey offers an enchanting blend of ancient history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Straddling two continents, this unique country boasts a rich tapestry of civilizations, from the Byzantine and Ottoman empires to ancient Greek and Roman ruins, making it a paradise for history enthusiasts and cultural explorers alike.

Turkey’s diverse geography ranges from the bustling metropolis of Istanbul, where East meets West across the Bosphorus Strait, to the surreal fairy chimneys of Cappadocia and the pristine beaches of its Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. Turkish cuisine, a flavorful fusion of Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and Balkan influences, promises a culinary adventure with each meal.

From savoring a traditional Turkish breakfast to indulging in the famous kebabs and sweets like baklava, every bite is a delight. With its warm hospitality, scenic beauty, and historical wealth, Turkey invites travelers to embark on a journey that bridges continents and epochs, promising an unforgettable experience.

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Ancient Ephusus
Ephesus is one of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean and is pretty jolly impressive. Situated 3 km from the town of Selcuk on the Ionia Coast, Ephesus was built in the 10th century BC by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists.
Catch The Dogu Express
The Dogu Express, or Eastern Express travels between Ankara and Kars and in my opinion it is one of this worlds great train trips travelling 1310km across Turkey.
Explore The Ruins Of Ani
Ani Turkey is a UNESCO listed site in far Eastern Turkey. Set on a vast empty plain Ani was the capital of Armenia and once rivalled Constantinople in power and importance and was an important stop on the Silk Route. Ani is about 30 kms from Kars and can be reached by mini bus.
Watch The Sunset Over The Bosphorus
Istanbul is crazy busy so there is nothing nicer to escape the crowds to a restaurant high above the streets of Istanbul for an evening drink and watch the sunset over the Bosphorus, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
Shop In The Grand Bazaar Istanbul
The Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest markets in the world. Construction started in 1455 when the Ottomans took control of Constantinople and it became a major trading place on the silk route. Today thousands of people visit a day, so go early

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