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Turkey is the ultimate travel destination. It's appealing for city-trippers, beach lovers, snow addicts, foodies, culture freaks, nature fanatics, and families with children. Oh, right, it is also budget friendly! Welcome to our Turkey Travel Blog.

The Bodrum weather doesn’t ruin your holiday, this does!
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The Bodrum weather doesn’t ruin your holiday, this does!

What is most people's worst nightmare before they leave on holiday for Bodrum? What do they worry about the most, apart from the price of beer or wine? The Bodrum weather. Little do they know there is something far more likely to ruin their holiday than the Bodrum weather. Statistically, even in wintertime, Bodrum enjoys on average more than 5h of sunshine per day in December and January. And from April to ...
Top sights in Bodrum besides Bodrum Castle
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Top sights in Bodrum besides Bodrum Castle

The first thing that comes to people's mind when thinking of things to do in Bodrum is visiting Bodrum Castle. Quite rightly, as it is - besides a prominent landmark - a beautiful and exciting place to visit. But the truth is that there is more to the city than just its Castle. Join us for a little trip around town and discover the top things to do in Bodrum besides visiting Bodrum Castle.Have a ...
Exploring the surroundings of Efes: the top sights around Ephesus!
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Exploring the surroundings of Efes: the top sights around Ephesus!

After posting our Ultimate Guide to Ephesus, we might have been in need of a cold Efes (or two). Still, it didn't keep us from doing what we love so we went out to explore the surroundings of Ephesus or Efes as it is called in Turkish. In this post, we will take you to Selçuk Castle, the Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mosque, the Ephesus Museum, the Temple of Artemis, The Cave of the Seven Sleepers, the ...
The ultimate guide to Ephesus
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The ultimate guide to Ephesus

Ephesus or Efes is part of the famous Turkey Triangle Tour that also takes you to other cultural highlights like Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Pamukkale. It was the capital of Roman Asia Minor, and in its present-day status, it is the most comprehensive classical metropolis in Turkey and Europe. In short, make sure you visit Ephesus when in Turkey. With this guide to Efes, you will be able to make the most of ...
Looking for quaint? Enjoy Kalkan!
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Looking for quaint? Enjoy Kalkan!

Kalkan is one of those harborside villages that seem to have it all. The old town is full of old charm with a still visible Greek past, narrow cobbled streets, and plenty of colorful shops and restaurants that cater for the most discerning tourists. Kalkan's old town may be small, but it is inviting you to get lost in it, or at least to forget about the world for a brief moment.Enjoy ...
How to get to Butterfly Valley from the Blue Lagoon
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How to get to Butterfly Valley from the Blue Lagoon

Have you heard of Butterfly Valley? It is quite near Ölüdeniz' Blue Lagoon and an ultra-popular selfie-stop for people exploring the wider Fethiye area. The reason is obvious; Butterfly Valley is one of those off-beat places created by nature that leaves you speechless. The valley is a green oasis with a beach surrounded by steep to almost vertical rocks of up to 350m. There's a waterfall at the end of the ...
Visiting romantic Olympos, Cirali, and Yanartas
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Visiting romantic Olympos, Cirali, and Yanartas

Though there are other places in Turkey combining an ancient site and a beach, Olympos, and Cirali (or Çıralı in Turkish) are unique because of their incredibly romantic atmosphere and unrivaled natural setting. Visiting Cirali is the perfect escape from hectic schedules and noisy cities. Welcome to the ultimate cocktail of sea, sand, mountains, laid-back vibe and culture! Not to forget the adjacent eternal ...
Lukkies Lodge
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Lukkies Lodge

Lukkies Lodge is your typical 'not-so-typical' Çıralı lodging. Like most of Çıralı's accommodations, the rooms consist of wooden bungalows that are set amidst nature. Lukkies Lodge is in a quiet area, along the main road to Çıralı center. It has everything you need to relax: a lush garden with kösks and hammocks, a roof terrace lounge with nature views and delicious food and drinks to complete your stay. ...
Aspendos, a must-see theatre in Antalya?!
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Aspendos, a must-see theatre in Antalya?!

A visit to the Aspendos theatre is a popular day trip for tourists along the Antalya coastline. In fact, Aspendos isn't just a theatre; it's an ancient site. But we have to admit; the masterpiece is the theatre indeed. The question is, is it worth your time? The answer is yes!  The site itself may not be all that impressive, the aqueducts and the Roman theatre abundantly make up for that. After all, this is ...
Kaunos: So much more than Lycian Rock Tombs
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Kaunos: So much more than Lycian Rock Tombs

Kaunos, opposite Dalyan in Turkey, is famous for its image of the Lycian Rock Tombs that can be viewed from the famous river cruises. It is an amazing sight. The monumental and well-decorated temple tombs are carved out of the rocks dominating the Dalyan River. They are the main attraction of the many boat tours packed with tourists all summer. Unfortunately, only a few people leave the boat on the other ...

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