Country of varied holiday choice, Turkey’s charming shores have been contested over for hundreds of years and it wasn’t just the pretty coastline and warm Mediterranean waters Alexander the Great, the Trojans and the Ottoman Empire were fighting over. Istanbul is alive with sights sounds and smells, carefully decorated mosques line up beside colourful markets and chic bars, and Turkey’s rocky interior is both good for growing and for aesthetic appreciation while you’re walking, cycling, riding or driving though.
Good food means rude health and enough energy to dance and make music, in both modern and traditional styles.
Best things to do in Turkey are bargain with the locals in the markets, party with the locals on the beach and in the bars and appreciate the history of the place.
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Istanbul, with all its preserved treasures, is the place to start a cultural exploration of Turkey, but break up a week with a trip to the ruins of Ep
509kms along some of Turkey's most beautiful and historic coast? Count me in for a section of the trail at least!
The name attests to the bright blue waters, and suggests the pale sand and snorkel friendly coastline, but it doesn't mention the beautiful beaches.
This sailing odyssey, along stretches of Turkey's sunniest, blue-water-historic-coast can be broken up into smaller legs depending on how much time yo
There's far too much to see in Istanbul to see it all in four days, but you have to start somewhere, and this start covers the highlights, assuming you're going to come back to this eternal city, shaped by three powerful empires, and still flooded with ar