Visiting Ephesus in Selcuk Turkey: Exploring the Ancient Ruins
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Visiting Ephesus in Selcuk Turkey: Exploring the Ancient Ruins

Visiting Ephesus? The ancient ruins of Ephesus are a must-see destination along the perfect Turkey itinerary.  Visiting Ephesus can be done in one morning, but the town of Selcuk, just outside of the ancient Ephesus city, has a few things to do, too. I based myself in Selcuk for two nights along my six-week Turkish…

How to Get from Istanbul to Cappadocia (& Cappadocia to Istanbul)
Cappadocia | Europe | Travel | Turkey

How to Get from Istanbul to Cappadocia (& Cappadocia to Istanbul)

Wondering how to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia or Cappadocia to Istanbul?  As two of the top tourist destinations in the entire country of Turkey, an Istanbul Cappadocia trip is a popular route taken by thousands every year. And there’s no wonder that Istanbul and Cappadocia are priorities on any Turkey itinerary. The bustling streets…

How To Get From Cappadocia to Pamukkale (or Pamukkale Cappadocia)
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How To Get From Cappadocia to Pamukkale (or Pamukkale Cappadocia)

Looking for the best way to get from Cappadocia to Pamukkale (or Pamukkale Cappadocia)? This complete guide will list your plentiful options plus give you all the detail you need to book your transport right away and save yourself valuable time.  Turkey is full of amazing destinations, and Cappadocia and Pamukkale are amongst the most…

How To Get From Istanbul to Pamukkale (& Pamukkale to Istanbul)
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How To Get From Istanbul to Pamukkale (& Pamukkale to Istanbul)

Wondering what the best way to get from Istanbul to Pamukkale (or Pamukkale to Istanbul) is? This guide will show you how to travel by plane, car, bus and tour to reach this iconic Turkish destination.  After spending 6 weeks in Turkey myself, I can recommend starting your journey in the bustling cultural capital of…

Pamukkale Cotton Castle Turkey: Complete Hot Springs Guide
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Pamukkale Cotton Castle Turkey: Complete Hot Springs Guide

Let’s face it, you can’t Google Turkey without the pure white landscapes of Pamukkale Cotton Castle gracing your search page. Dripping like wax down the hillside of the quaint little town of Pamukkale, creamy white travertine pools of carbonated water and solidified calcium make it one of the top destinations in the culturally rich country…

Red Valley Cappadocia: The Best Cappadocia Sunset Point
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Red Valley Cappadocia: The Best Cappadocia Sunset Point

Red Valley Cappadocia (Kızılçukur Valley), often mistaken as Rose Valley, has one of the best Cappadocia sunset viewpoints in the region. Named for the beautiful red hue the rock turns during sunset in Cappadocia as the sun descends towards the horizon.  During the day the interesting sandstone landscape can be everything from a light pinkish…