- Turkey: EfesEphesus, as one of the historical places in Turkey, is definetely a place you should consider going. I stayed for a night in Selçuk, a quiet little town easily accessible by train from Izmir and a nice base to explore Posted by danics in World Away | Oct 18, 2014
- Things I Want to Remember: Turkey
- my first cab driver at the airport, casual in his mannerisms, realizing that I may have been too bold when I sat in the front passengers' seat, him pointing and saying "Sarah, Europa, Asia", offering me a cigarette, so Posted by WanderingWorld in Enjoying the Banquet | Sep 28, 2014
9/23/14 at 1440 (London time)
My time in Turkey has come to an end and I'm on my way to Bangkok. My relationship with the country of Turkey was l Posted by WanderingWorld in Enjoying the Banquet | Sep 27, 2014
- Turkey's Mediterranean Coast[img=http:/ Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Oct 13, 2014
- Turkey: IzmirI just left Izmir. The city transmits a feeling of the modern mixed with the old. I recommend it.
After a quite comfortable ride on the bus from Istanbul, although long enough to numb my muscles (around 9 hours, 65-80 turkish Posted by danics in World Away | Oct 11, 2014
- Turkey - Ankara and Cappadocia[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/666235/FDD9 Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Oct 11, 2014
- The country where East meets West
We just spent the last 8 days in Turkey, divvying up our time between Istanbul and Cappadocia. Travel here was quite interesting, and we both agree that we would fully recommend Turkey Posted by tylerandshawna in Tyler and Shawna's Great Adventure | Oct 11, 2014
- 8 DAYS AROUND TURKEYMonday, 29 September
We visited the colourful GRAND BAZAAR before setting out on our discovery tour of a country with the population of Britain and more than three times its size. We drove along the European shore of the Posted by Kangatraveller in European Extravaganza - Living the Dream | Oct 4, 2014
- YET ANOTHER FAREWELLAs unfiltered honesty has been a request from me this summer, I must say that, at first, I dug reeeeeeeeal deep to write this post. Furthermore, I have actually been digging deep since my last post 2 months ago Posted by Ivoriejenkins in In Search for the POLKA DOTTED UNICORN | Sep 29, 2014
- TrabzonLocal transport: we have to confess we didn't take any this time and we took a cab from and to the bus station, for the arrival because this was a very bustly port and it was getting late when we Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 24, 2014
- AmasyaBus station: The Amasya bus station is at least 5 miles out of town, so if you arrive on a long distance bus you either have to transfer to one of the company 'service' shuttles into town or get a Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 22, 2014
- Week 24: Delightful TurkeyWe didn’t know an awful lot about Turkey except that it was largely Muslim, and were not sure what to expect. We arrived at around lunchtime (after a surprisingly excellent Turkish Airlines flight – highly recommend flying with them). After Posted by Andrew and Lisa in Andrew & Lisa's european adventure | Sep 21, 2014
- SafranboluArrival by bus; Our bus dropped us at Safranbolu Otogar which is a couple of kilometres from the old town. You can get a free shuttle service (people calling out 'service' when you arrive) into the new town if you're Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 19, 2014
- IstanbulArrival: Our top tip is to avoid arriving at the main Otogar (bus station) just after sunset on a Friday. We did just that and found it frenetic, stifling and extremely difficult for the unwary traveller straight off the bus Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 17, 2014
- Gobble gobble If you have ever wanted to visited Morocco (or any other Muslim country) but are not sure if you could handle it, Turkey is a great taster! It was far more relaxed and western than Morocco but still gave you Posted by melpage in Not all those who wander are lost... | Sep 10, 2014
- IstanbulMy last full day started with a pastry and iced coffee at Taksim Square, then a walk from there along the Istikal cobbled mall (that has a tram and cars) to the bridge that joins Europe with Asia, down a Posted by Adamtrumble in Northern hemisphere 2014 | Sep 10, 2014
- IstanbulBreakfast near Taksim Square (lovely pastries) & then we see a gathering near the Mustfa Kemal Ataturk monument - it's the 91st birthday of the party he formed.
Then Posted by Adamtrumble in Northern hemisphere 2014 | Sep 9, 2014
- Istanbul[center]After checking out of our Rome hotel, it was a bus trip to Termini station then a train trip out to the airport for our Turkish Airlines Flight to Istanbul.
For train travel in Italy, you need to purchase your ticket Posted by Peter and Rose in Peter and Rose's Travels | Sep 8, 2014
- Kusadasi (Ephusis)We head off the ship for a day of shopping.
And what shopping we did. This place is amazing. There are shops lining every part of the shopping district selling copies of watches, handbags, jewellery along with Posted by CFCCEurope in Perth to Istanbul | Sep 8, 2014
- IstanbulUp far too early for a 9.00am flight that left at 11.00am!
I'm staying in an AirBNB apartment not far from the touristy Taksim area...apparently it's a dangerous area!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/670049/90_65D7DB6E960B007B6EAA12F99F292C6F Posted by Adamtrumble in Northern hemisphere 2014 | Sep 8, 2014
===Istanbul and Gallipoli===
17th Aug to 21st Aug: As our flight to Turkey was at 4pm, we had a late start. However, our couch surfing host woke us around 8am saying she was leaving and wouldn't be back before we Posted by AshLisa in Ash & Lisa go exploring | Sep 7, 2014
- Dag 2 - IstanbulIngen tågtrafik mellan Stockholm C och Arlanda under hela dagen pga banarbete. Försenad avgång för flyget...
Som tur var kunde pappa komma loss och köra mig. Väl på planet fick jag dessutom en hel stolsrad för mig själv. Välbehövligt med tanke Posted by mattholm in Wanderlust King | Aug 31, 2014
- I'm in a transitional periodI can't think of a more appropriate city to begin my next phase of my journey than Istanbul. As the only city in the world on two continents it's an appropriate bridge, both physically (Bosphorus Bridge) and metaphorically. Posted by cschelz in Round the World 2014 | Aug 25, 2014
- Istanbul, not ConstantinopleDAY #1 in Istanbul
Noreen and I arrived in Istanbul through JFK via Delta Airlines. We were greeted in New York by Noreen's Aunt Kathy, Cousin Keren, and her daughter Kiera. Jim and Shirley had a less enjoyable route Posted by AZClyde in Turkey & Greece | Aug 19, 2014
- Smooth travelling so farSunday 17th, August 2014.
Pack, unpack, pack, sort, cull. Phone calls of desperation. Nothing else to do.......play cards with kids until driver comes to pick us up.
Problem......range rover may not fit all cases in......come and try.
Our driver Posted by CFCCEurope in Perth to Istanbul | Aug 18, 2014