Category Archives Turkey

Istanbul has always been considered the point where East meets West, both culturally and geographically. It spans both sides of the Bosphorus Strait which separates Europe from Asia, making it the most iconic transcontinental city in the world. It was once the seat of the Holy Roman Empire and the Ottoman Empire, making places like the Hagia Sophia a historical gem…

A few years ago Shane put together my dream trip to Turkey. At that time we had no idea how much it would cost and we were happily surprised to discover it's one of Europe's cheapest destinations. With plenty to see and good transportation networks, their tourism industry is thriving and it has topped TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice awards for a few years now.…

Back in 2013 we went on an incredible two week journey across Turkey, and made this video to remember the trip. Apologies in advance for the length of the video, as we made it mostly for ourselves and never really intended to share it (before the blog was up and running). But we thought it might help others discover the…

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