Turkey

Hotel Review: Galataport Hotel (Istanbul, Turkey)

Istanbul is a very popular tourist destination. Every year millions of tourists come here to visit Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, and so many more amazing historical sites.  All around the center of this magnificent city you can find hotels, hostels, and AirBnBs. Therefore you need to decide in what area you want to stay and how much you are willing to pay for your accommodation. Here is my honest review…

Hotel Review: Anatolian Houses Cave Hotel Presidential Suite (Cappadocia)

Staying at a cave hotel on your visit to Cappadocia always seems to make the list of things to do. While there are plenty of hotels offering cave hotels, one of the best in my opinion is the Anatolian Houses Cave Hotel. The hotel is located in Goreme, Cappadocia and is an easy walk from many of the best restaurants in the city. I should mention early on that this was also one of the…

Hotel Review: Cappadocia Caves Hotel

Goreme, Cappadocia is one of my favorite locations in Turkey. This place has almost everything: amazing nature, interesting history, fun activities, fantastic restaurants, and unique hotels. To stay in one of the famous cave hotels in Cappadocia is not just a great experience, but also a must to do thing. Here is an unbiased and honest review of one of the cave hotels I’ve stayed at – Cappadocia Caves Hotel. If you’ve seen…

10 Things To Do In Cappadocia (Goreme)

Cappadocia is an amazing place that you probably have already heard of or have seen pictures from. It is located in the center of Turkey, basically in a desert. Cappadocia attracts many tourists with its unique rock formations and hot air balloons. However, the region has so many things to offer and I have decided to create a list of the top ten things to do in Cappadocia. Table of Contents (10 Things To Do…

The Complete Guide To Kas, Turkey (Kaș)

Out of the many times I’ve been to Turkey I have to say it wasn’t until my most recent trip that I absolutely fell in love with a city. Sure Istanbul is metropolitan with great cuisine, and Cappadocia is always great for first timers, and even the package resorts of Antalya have their charms. But Kas was the first city in Turkey I didn’t want to leave. In fact, I fell so…

How To Take A Hot Air Balloon In Cappadocia?

Perhaps the most touristic thing to do in all of Turkey is a hot air balloon ride over the hills and valleys of Cappadocia. It’s such a popular activity that during the season there can be over 200 balloons in the sky at any given time. I’ve been to Cappadocia a few times and everybody always asks me, “What’s the best way to take a balloon ride in…

Underrated Europe Cities You Need To Visit

The whole of Europe is basically an open air museum. Every part in it has a long history, beautiful architecture, and interesting cultures. There are some parts/cities like London or Paris or Vienna that have been visited by many people and there some other cities that have a lot to offer but for some reason they are overlooked by most tourists. This makes this list of underrated Europe cities you need to visit all…

Itinerary for a 14 day Trip Around Turkey

Turkey is a country of contrast, it is a great mix of cultures, religion, nations, architecture and history. And even now people can’t decide if it is more Middle East or Europe. This is the country that should be on the bucket list of everyone who thinks of themselves as a traveler. There are many places to visit in Turkey and a year won’t be enough to explore this part of this world…

Agora of Smyrna

Turkey is a country of many cultures, nations, and religions, and therefore it has many sites that were built in different epochs by various empires. There is of course Istanbul which has everything from Ancient Greece to the Byzantine Empire, to the Ottoman palaces and mosques. But there are also some big cities that have just a few ancient pieces that were preserved. In this category you can place the city of Izmir and the…

5 Foods In Istanbul You Have To Try

Going to the city where east meets west? Here are 5 foods in Istanbul you have to try! Pictures and addresses included for each entry. We came to Istanbul right after our trip to Sarajevo and Mostar. Two cities that were influenced by Turkish culture. In Istanbul there is so much to see, but for this article I’m going to focus just on some must try foods in Istanbul for a true Turkish…