Category: Turkey

Where to Stay in Istanbul: Taksim or Sultanahmet?

Are you wondering where to stay in Istanbul – Taksim or Sultanahmet? These are two very different neighbourhoods of Turkey’s largest city, both worthy of staying at. Sitting on opposite sides of the Golden Horn, Taksim and Sultanahmet are the two most popular places to stay at in Istanbul.  In…

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Things to do in Istanbul in Winter

This blog post contains affiliate links. When you use these links, I get a small commission, with no extra cost to you. This is one of the ways I can keep producing free content! Don’t wait until summer to explore Turkey. While Istanbul and Turkey in general are gorgeous during…

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Reasons to Visit Cappadocia in Winter

Beautiful Cappadocia is one of the best destinations to visit in Turkey, famed for its epic landscapes, fascinating history, and hot air balloons. It attracts travellers, young and old, from all over the world. It’s a relatively easy journey from Istanbul or Ankara and is also quite close to the…

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12 Magical Places to visit in Turkey in winter

Turkey is one of my favourite countries. It’s famed for its dreamy beach destinations on the Mediterranean coast and the fascinating metropolis of Istanbul; but honestly, Turkey is so much more. There are so many places in Turkey that you could spend years visiting them. The balloons of Cappadocia, the…

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Taking the Eastern Express Train from Kars to Ankara, Turkey

Travelling by train is my jam. I’ve taken trains all over the world – mainly on my trip from Bali to London with no flights – and it’s without a doubt my favourite way to travel. When planning my Turkey itinerary, I wanted to make sure that I saw as…

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