Monthly Archives: December 2010

Turkish Cuisine: Künefe

This Turkish dessert makes my mouth water just writing about it! Künefe is made from kadaif which is something like shredded wheat. Cheese is placed in between two thin layers of the kadaif and cooked in a small round copper … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey: Termessos in Antalya

If you are looking to get out of Antalya for a fun and active morning or afternoon trip, as well as experiencing some history of Turkey, you can rent a car or hire a guide and drive 45 minutes from … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey: The Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar or Kapalicarsi is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. The marketplace was opened in 1461 by Sultan Mehmed the Conquerer and is known for its jewelry, pottery, spice and carpet shops among … Continue reading

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Turkish Cuisine: Turkish Stuffed Eggplant

If you are not a fan of eggplant or have never had it before, please try this delicious Turkish Stuffed Eggplant, or Karniyarik,when you visit Turkey. This is a favorite among the locals and of those travelling through. For those … Continue reading

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Eastern Turkey: Doğubeyazit

Sometimes its nice to get off the beaten path to experience Turkey.

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Snow! Snow! Snow!

Winter has arrived. We now have snow on the mountains surrounding Antalya.

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Turkish Cuisine: Piyaz

Piyaz is the perfect dish when you are hungry and need something that will stay with you. Its made from dried beans, hardboiled eggs, vegetables, onion, parsley and sumac. Each region of Turkey makes it a little differently, but we … Continue reading

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Scared of Heights?

Öludeniz is one of the best places in Turkey to soar and capture the panoramic views of the coast while paragliding. Öludeniz is a small resort town off the Southwest coast of Turkey on the Mediterranean Sea about 14 kilometers … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey: Ephesus Hotel Tips

If you are looking for hotels in the Ephesus area, here are a few recommendations for hotels in Kusadasi, Selcuk and Sirince Turkey. You can also check out our post on what to see when you travel to Ephesus.

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Proper Cay Etiquette on Your Turkey Tour

Visiting Turkey insures a traveler will drink more than their fill of Turkish loose leaf tea (cay). Turkish cay is considered the secret to scintillating conversation and the start to every friendship made along the way.  Whether one is passing by … Continue reading

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