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Hierapolis: the underrated site behind Pamukkale, Turkey
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Hierapolis: the underrated site behind Pamukkale, Turkey

When you find a list of top things to do in Turkey, Pamukkale is bound to be on there. But rarely does that list feature Hierapolis, the ancient city that has always been home to the travertines of Pamukkale. And trust us, visiting Hierapolis is well worth your time. So don't visit Pamukkale without dedicating enough time to Hierapolis as well!Hierapolis: life in the shadow of the world famous ...
Why you should still travel to Turkey (even if you think you don’t)
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Why you should still travel to Turkey (even if you think you don’t)

People have different reasons not to travel to Turkey. Some are not familiar with the fabulous things Turkey has to offer as a destination. Others feel there has been too much bad news about Turkey in the press. We have no aspirations at all to get political. After all, we are here to inspire you to travel. And in this case, we want to inspire you to travel to Turkey. Because believe it or not, if you are ...
The hidden gems of Cappadocia: ventures outside the National Park
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The hidden gems of Cappadocia: ventures outside the National Park

When traveling to Cappadocia, expect to be left speechless at times. Its beauty is overwhelming, the number of other tourists and tourist traps can be as well. But the good news is, Cappadocia is stretched-out, and most people go straight from their tour bus to the Göreme Open Air Museum. This leaves plenty of room for you to discover Cappadocia at your own pace and without being suffocated when queuing in ...
Central Cappadocia’s treasures away from the masses
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Central Cappadocia’s treasures away from the masses

Cappadocia in Turkey is unique in many ways: its distinct landscape of fairy chimneys is mesmerizing, to say the least. We all know the dreamy pictures of hot air balloons floating above the out of this world view. With its uniqueness come busloads of tourists aiming for the ultimate Cappadocia experience. The result is that you get stuck in a place flooded with people, ruining the magic of the experience. ...
Essential resources to walk the Lycian Way
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Essential resources to walk the Lycian Way

What better way to slow travel than to walk? And what better place to do it than in ancient Lycia, now Turkey's southern coast. If you are after a dose of hiking in a sublime scenery with a taste of ancient civilizations, keep reading! Have you ever heard of the Lycian Way? It is Turkey's first long-distance walking route along the coast of Lycia, which runs from Fethiye to Antalya. The Lycian Way covers ...
Why Turkey is not a safe country to travel
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Why Turkey is not a safe country to travel

Although reluctantly, we have to admit it: Turkey is not a safe country to travel. The biggest hazard is that you may never want to leave. Read all about the dangers ahead! Risk of an overdose of turquoise With a coastline that spans more than 8,000 kilometers (approximately 5,000 miles), there is an increased risk of ending up at the beach. And those beaches are pristine! And the water is blue. Or ...
5 reasons why Turkey is the ultimate Slow Travel destination
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5 reasons why Turkey is the ultimate Slow Travel destination

Slow Travel is the perfect antidote to a hectic life. It is all about connecting and indeed experiencing a destination. Going to a country that - by nature - helps you to do so, makes it even more relaxing and deepens your travels in ways you cannot predict. Turkey is such a country. We'll tell you why in this article. Hospitality embedded in the DNA If Slow Traveling means connecting to local people, ...
Taka Ev
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Taka Ev

Taka Ev is your ultimate Cappadocia dream hotel. It is situated up on the hill in Üçhisar, offering breathtaking views of Pigeon Valley, all the way down to Göreme. The owner Murat speak a ton of languages and is an incredible resource when it comes down to organizing your stay and preparing your trip to Cappadocia. As a local, he will let you in on the do's and don'ts when visiting Cappadocia.The cave ...
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