Side vs Alanya
It so happened that for most Russians, vacationing in Turkey is a holiday with crowded Mediterranean beaches, noisy parties and trendy music, endless labyrinths of oriental bazaars. Can the local…

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What is wrong in Turkey as we used to think
To be honest, in Turkey, few climbed further than resort areas. Ignorance of the country gives rise to a lot of stereotypes - from the obvious exaggeration that the Turks…

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Side
Side is a popular seaside resort of the Turkish Mediterranean. It is located between the larger and no less favorite tourists Antalya and Alanya. The town is small, but on…

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Istanbul

Mysterious and majestic, noisy and fabulously beautiful, Istanbul is a bridge between Europe and Asia, between the traditional East and the modern West. Throughout his rich history, he managed to change several names and visit the capital of four empires: the Roman and Byzantine, Ottoman and Latin.

The former capital of Turkey, its main cultural, commercial and industrial center, is divided into two halves, even geographically. It is located on two banks of the Bosphorus Strait, which means that it is immediately on two continents. The European part of Istanbul is conditionally divided by the Golden Horn Bay: the Old City with its famous sights has largely preserved its medieval appearance, and the New and concentrated business and commercial life. The Asian part is less popular with tourists, however, it is here that you can in Continue reading

Cappadocia

Cappadocia, the historical region located in the central part of the country, is called the heart of today’s Turkey. This region is interesting not only for its extraordinary nature, but also for the opportunity to touch the history of the first centuries of the Christian Church.

When meeting with Cappadocia, the idea involuntarily arises that you are on a different planet – the landscapes that open to your eyes are so unique and do not look like anything. There are volcanoes with snow-capped peaks, low, free-standing mountains, rock massifs and fertile valleys.

The most comfortable time to travel to Cappadocia is spring or autumn. Continue reading

Kusadasi

Kusadasi is a popular resort on the Aegean Sea with long beaches and a picturesque bay, where gulets, yachts and luxury cruise ships drop anchors. A rare Mediterranean cruise does not go into the local harbor, as Kusadasi is a convenient starting point for exploring the great cities of antiquity: Ephesus, Priene and Miletus. Its Old Town attracts with confused streets, a colorful bazaar and good fish restaurants.

It is equally good to do shopping and scuba diving, have fun in the largest water park in the country, have fun in nightclubs and discos or just relax on the sandy beaches. Despite the slight raid of snobbery that cruise ships give to Kusadasi, this is a very democratic resort with a high level of comfort. Continue reading

What is wrong in Turkey as we used to think
To be honest, in Turkey, few climbed further than resort areas. Ignorance of the country gives rise to a lot of stereotypes - from the obvious exaggeration that the Turks…

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Bodrum
Bodrum is the most “party” resort in Turkey, the capital of the country's nightlife with a record density of bars, nightclubs, restaurants and discos per square kilometer. There are villages…

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Princes islands
The Princes' Islands is an archipelago of nine islands that are administratively one of the districts of the province of Istanbul. They got their name due to the purpose by…

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Fethiye
On the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, at the foot of the Turkish mountains covered with forests, lies the ancient "city of the sun" - the picturesque Fethiye. From a…

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