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1. Posted by elisen (Budding Member 13 posts) 1y

Hi guys,

I am heading to Europe in April with two friends. They are heading home end of July, and I am staying an extra month (travelling alone) for all of August.

Just after any suggestions/advice on places to visit for my last 4 weeks? I will probably have used my 90 day limit within the schengn area so those countries are probably out of the question. Is Turkey a relatively safe place to visit, I've heard its best to go with other people? I am flying out of London so will probably spend a few days there before I go home too.

Thanks in advance!

2. Posted by hacktore (Budding Member 3 posts) 1y

Hi,

If you're asking only for August, Turkey will not be the best place to go. Not because, it's not safe or anything, but it will be damn hot. Actually, if you're only going to Istanbul, it's OK since it's quite North in regard to Turkey's big cities locations. But, if you still do want go, you should know it's maybe 600% less theft in Turkey in the recent years. But, rather than safety problems, Istanbul is quite a heaven if you hang out with the locals, with a tourist map on your hand, you won't get the perfect satisfaction. So, I suggest you to find some friend of yours from Istanbul, or who knows someone.

I would go to Sweden during any time in Summer, as far as you can go North. You will see the Sun 23 hours a day, and lose perception of night and the day. That's something you want to feel once in your life.

April 30- suggestion, if you haven't planned anything yet: Valborg in Uppsala (Sweden)
such a festival.