Category Archives: museums

Turkey Travel Guides–Expert Qualifications

Professional tour guides in Turkey have a series of hoops they must first jump through before becoming full fledged (legal) tour guides. In Turkey if you are intending to travel with a group larger than your family or close friends … Continue reading

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Famous Quotes of Herodotus

Have you ever wondered where the U.S. Postal service became known for this famous motto: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds?” The famous quotation that … Continue reading

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Turkey Tour Maps–The Bosphorus Strait

Wondering what you might see on a Bosphorus tour? Here’s a map that I created inspired by TURSAB’s recent article on the Bosphorus Castles utilizing information from many different online and offline sources to illustrate the many castles that once … Continue reading

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Perge, Antalya Turkey Tour–Archaeological Adventures

We spent the hot afternoon walking around Perge and took some quick snap shots of the city for your enjoyment. If you’re thinking about visiting Perge make sure to take lots of water and if at all possible ask your … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey with a Golden Ticket

The cost of tours in Turkey have increased over the last decade with sites that used to cost pocket change increasing to meet the standards of sites in Europe. The result is a poor student may find themselves walking around … Continue reading

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Typical Turkey Tour–Artemis Temples

One can hardly visit an ancient site in Turkey with out seeing a temple to Artemis. This  goddess of fertility can be seen depicted in statues and was worshiped in ancient temples all around what is now modern Turkey. One … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey with Hadrian

If there was ever an emperor who liked to travel it was Emperor Hadrian. A visit to any of the many regions that once were under Roman rule will turn up some relic or artifact showing the influence of Hadrian. … Continue reading

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SCUBA and Snorkeling–Antalya, Turkey

While Turkey and the Mediterranean are not the best known places for Scuba diving there are still some special locations for those who love the underwater world. Most tours of Turkey may lead you to the waterside but unless you … Continue reading

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Caravansary–Tour Turkey by the Silk Road

    If you had been preparing for your all inclusive tour of Turkey three hundred years ago you wouldn’t be checking Tripadvisor or mapping out your pit stops based on gas stations or Cracker Barrel signs but rather on … Continue reading

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Tour the Gateways of Turkey

Being a nation on the crossroads of civilization one would imagine that having a few good gates would be an essential aspect of Turkish architecture and history. A short venture to popular sites in Turkey turns up many interesting gates … Continue reading

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