Turkey Travel Articles

 
The Millennium Trip – Letter #2
Head of Zeus Statue. Mt Nemrut Dagi, Eastern Turkey Have just returned from watching the sun rise on the 2000 year old Commagene statues at the top of Mount Nemrut. Even the heads of the statues are taller than I am. Like something out of Ozymandius. Really, bizarre! Am now sitting in Malatya and waiting […]
Turkey Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Turkey Where is it: Turkey is located in both south-eastern Europe and southwestern Asia (west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. Why do people go here: There are few […]
An Olympic Marathon – Greece and Turkey
An Olympic Marathon – Greece and Turkey home_march25_marathon.jpgJoseph Koc
Strange Encounters on the Traveller’s Highway #11: Istanbul: Meeting Bill Clinton – Istanbul, Turkey
Strange Encounters on the Traveller’s Highway #11: Istanbul: Meeting Bill Clinton – Istanbul, Turkey Arriving jetlagged and tired, Dave Hackett wanted to take a small, non-eventful stroll around Istanbul. But boy did it turn out differently.
Searching for Something #7: Heartfelt People & Visa Hell – Konya and Ankara, Turkey
Tutti's Thailand passport presents a few problems in Turkey, and she still can't quite get used to cups of tea appearing from out of nowhere.
Searching for Something #6: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) – Istanbul, Turkey
Tutti didn't expect Turkey to remind her so much of Star Wars, nor did she expect to actually enjoy the overnight bus rides
Vegetarian Yemek in Kebabistan (2 of 3)
Eating vegetarian is possible in Van and Istanbul, says Kartini Abdul Rahman, but expect confusion and laughter as appetizers.
Vegetarian Yemek in Kebabistan (3 of 3)
Eating vegetarian is possible in Van and Istanbul, says Kartini Abdul Rahman, but expect confusion and laughter as appetizers.
Joe’s Trip to Turkey 2001 (Part 4 of 5)
This time Joe is a guest of Fez Bus and gets to explore parts of Turkey he'd never seen before.
Joe’s Trip to Turkey 2001 (Part 5 of 5)
This time Joe is a guest of Fez Bus and gets to explore parts of Turkey he'd never seen before.