New Year in Istanbul 2023: What to Do and See

New Year in Istanbul

Istanbul surprises it’s guests throughout the year — it’s colourful and hot in summertime but thoughtful, windy, rainy or even snowy in winter! If you are looking for a place to spend your New Year’s holiday and to visit interesting museums — Istanbul can be a good choice! Especially the fact that all the palaces, mosques, museums and historical places

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Аnkara: The Capital of Turkey

Ankara Turkey

Sometimes people think that the capital of Turkey is Istanbul. Because it’s the largest city in Turkey and the concentration of historical places in country. But in fact, the capital of Turkey is Ankara — city, known as Ancyra or Angora. Ankara: The Turkish capital and so much more You can be forgiven for thinking Istanbul is the capital of

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Buyukada (Big Island): One-Day Trip

Places to see in Buyukada

Büyükada is one of the most beautiful and green places near Istanbul. The biggest among Princes’ Islands, it has parks, beaches, hotels, restaurants, walking trackways, bicycle rental and another activities for guests. Here you can enjoy the beauty of nature among green trees with great sea view. Just take small backpack, choose the ferry which will bring you to Buyukada and

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Konya, Turkey: TOP things to Do and See

Konya Turkey

Konya is one of the historic towns in Turkey with it’s own beautiful places to see. Seljuk Turkish Sultanate of Rum (1071 to 1275) had Konya as it’s capital. Konya is the home of the famous whirling dervish and the museum was founded by Mevlana Rumi. If you plan to visit Kappadokya take a chance and stop at Konya for one day trip. Try

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How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

how to avoid Istanbul tourist's scams

Regardless of where you travel in the world today, you are likely to encounter tourist scams. Tourist scams can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some may be obvious, while others are layered. The ultimate goal is to fleece tourists of their money, possessions, or both. If you are planning a holiday to Istanbul, you shouldn’t be put

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Turkish Customs and Etiquette

Turkish culture

Turkey (formally the Republic of Turkey) is a vast country located at the crossroads between Europe and Asia. Its geographical location between these continents has caused Turkish society to be influenced by the East and the West-from Eastern and Eastern Europe to Central Asia and the Caucasus. As a result, the culture blends traditional and modern customs, as well as

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