10 Things to Know Before You Go Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey

10 Things to Know Before You Go Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia is one of the most popular destinations in the world for hot air balloon rides. Read on for everything you need to know about the Cappadocia balloons! Cappadocia in central Turkey is perhaps most well-known for the panoramic view of hundreds of hot air balloons gently ebbing and flowing above valleys and volcanic “fairy…

12 Travel Mistakes to Avoid Making if You’re Visiting Turkey For the First Time

12 Travel Mistakes to Avoid Making if You’re Visiting Turkey For the First Time

Are you a first time visitor to Turkey? Read on for what not to do in Turkey and essential travel tips! Turkey is an underrated tourist destination that has so much to offer, from archaeological ruins and cities to a spectacular aquamarine coastline. For most people planning a trip to Turkey, there’s not much information…

Highlights of Turkey: A 2 Week Turkey Itinerary For First Time Visitors

Highlights of Turkey: A 2 Week Turkey Itinerary For First Time Visitors

Turkey is an underrated tourist destination that has so much to offer, from archaeological ruins and cities to a spectacular aquamarine coastline. Are you overwhelmed trying to plan a trip to Turkey? Don’t know where to go and what to see in Turkey? Believe me, I was in your shoes just a few months ago….

Alaçati in Turkey: A Sophisticated Seaside Town You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Alaçati in Turkey: A Sophisticated Seaside Town You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Alaçatı (pronounced “Ala-cha-ti”) is a small town just a hop and skip away from Izmir on the west coast of Turkey. The charming town is a hidden gem that most people haven’t heard of, and the majority of first-time visitors leave Alaçati off their Turkey itinerary. In fact, we hadn’t initially planned to travel to…

Overtourism in Pamukkale: Is it Worth Visiting Turkey’s Cotton Castle?

Overtourism in Pamukkale: Is it Worth Visiting Turkey’s Cotton Castle?

Pamukkale is one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world. How can we ensure that it is preserved for generations to come? Pamukkale’s white calcium travertines have been described as “stunning”, “unreal” and “otherworldly”, and the name literally means “cotton castle” in Turkish. Pamukkale is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural landscapes…