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…

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…

Cappadocia Travel Guide: Where to Stay + What to Do for First Timers
Cappadocia | Europe | Travel | Turkey

Cappadocia Travel Guide: Where to Stay + What to Do for First Timers

You’ve seen the magical destination of Cappadocia Turkey all over your social media, and thought “I need to book tickets right now!” But, where do you start? This Cappadocia travel guide has you covered. From breathtaking sunrise hot air balloon rides over the otherworldly landscape, to unique cave hotels in Cappadocia, to picturesque valleys with…

Where to Stay in Istanbul: The Ultimate Area + Hotel Guide
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Where to Stay in Istanbul: The Ultimate Area + Hotel Guide

After walking the entirety of Istanbul and spending time in each neighbourhood on this list I feel confident in recommending where to stay in Istanbul. Istanbul has a plethora of sights, sounds and smells, and each district and best area to stay in Istanbul has something unique to offer.  From cobblestone alleyways, bustling markets, grandiose…