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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Places in Turkey

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Places in Turkey

Everyone knows about Istanbul, but what about the other great cities and towns in Turkey? This enormous country belonging to both Europe and Asia is home to so many incredible gems that any travel lover will instantly fall in love with. This guide will introduce you to some of the places in Turkey you may never have heard of, but should definitely consider visiting. Keep reading to learn about the best local attractions to see and tours to go on throughout this unique country. This Ultimate Guide to the Best Places to visit in Turkey will show you all the most beautiful places in Turkey and what to expect when visiting, which will help you in planning a trip to Turkey. Plan your trip to Turkey Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get…
Where to stay in Istanbul

Where to stay in Istanbul

Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, is an exotic destination on the cusp of Europe and Asia. The melting pot of Eastern and Western influence makes Istanbul an amazing vacation destination, with attractions like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Istanbul is a city of over 15 million people, and one of the largest cities in Europe, so finding the best part of Istanbul to stay is a key piece of planning your visit. There are many hotels in Istanbul to choose from, for every budget from luxury to budget. If this is your first time in Istanbul, keep reading for the best neighborhood to stay in Istanbul. We will cover off all types of Istanbul accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Istanbul hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Istanbul, the best Istanbul hotels, best places in Istanbul to visit, the best places to stay in Istanbul,…
The ultimate guide to Istanbul

The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul

Istanbul, the capital of Turkey, is the only city in the world belonging to two continents. This vibrant metropolis spans both Europe and Asia, making it an incredibly unique place to visit. Formerly known as Constantinople, it was the capital of both Byzantine and Ottoman empires and holds an important place in history. The ancient city has so much history and culture to uncover and fall in love with. With so much to explore in such a large city, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what to do in Istanbul. Luckily for you, we’re here to take away some of the stress! This Istanbul guide will teach you all you need to know for your next trip. Plan your trip to Turkey Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using…
72 hours in Istanbul. Istanbul is a wonderful mix of Mediterranean-style culture (think great food, pavement eating, long meals) combined with Central Asian/Middle East influence. It is a transcontinental city as it straddles the Bosphorus strait which separates Europe and Asia.

72 hours in Istanbul

Istanbul is the perfect city.  Which makes me question quite why it took me so long to go there.  It’s a great place for a long weekend plus, with Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport being an excellent international hub, it’s a super stop-off to break up, or recuperate from, a long plane journey.  You can read top tips on how to get through a long flight in this article.  Istanbul is a wonderful mix of Mediterranean-style culture (think great food, pavement eating, long meals) combined with Central Asian/Middle East influence.  It is a transcontinental city as it straddles the Bosphorus strait which separates Europe and Asia. So it’s perfectly situated on the waterfront, has an incredible history, a huge love of food and a relaxed approach to eating. Well, what more could you want? We stopped off at Istanbul for 72 hours on our way to Tanzania from the UK, arriving late on a Monday afternoon, departing Thursday evening. Plan your trip to…
The Luxury Travel to Turkey

The Luxury Travel Guide to Turkey

Turkey is a country that inspires superlatives. As the nation that joins the East with the West, Turkey is home to a culture unique in the world and a heritage as rich as any nation. From the grandeur of its mosques to the stunning beauty of its coasts, Turkey is the perfect getaway for the discerning traveller. Turkey is a vast country, stretching a land area of 302,535 square miles – roughly the area of Texas and Pennsylvania combined. Thanks to its long history and size, the country boasts dozens of places worthy of your time. Bodrum Peninsula Located on the southwest coast of Turkey, the Bodrum Peninsula is the French Riviera of the East. Filled with preppy tourists and well-dressed Turkish locals, it’s the perfect getaway for a luxury vacation. Tour operators like First Choice are well-established in the Bodrum area, with everything from five-star resorts to sleek self-catered apartments.…

Top Turkey Resorts

Disclaimer - This post had been brought to you by Hotels4U Turkey is ancient yet modern, where the exotic east meets the modern west. With lively coastal resorts, stunning cities steeped in history and lots of activities and excursions, you can enjoy a holiday to Turkey no matter what pace of life suits you while you holiday. You’ll also find a selection of hotels, many of which are of a very high standard - why not take a peak at Hotels4U Turkey hotels to see which one suits you. There are some fabulous resorts in Turkey from the lively to the serene, follow us on our journey around this beautiful country. Plan your trip to Turkey Need data for your trip to Turkey? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out.…