Category Archives: Travel

New Tourist Visa Laws for Travel to Turkey

As of April first, for some reason Turkish travel laws seem to come into affect on April Fool’s Day, the Turkish government requires visitors to Turkey to have applied and printed off or received their tourist visa before arriving in … Continue reading

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A Tour of Fethiye, Turkey

I spent this past weekend traveling to and around Fethiye with a group of students. We stayed in quaint English influenced Ölüdeniz. We stayed in a pleasant hotel Yaşaroğlu Hotel on the main road running from Fethiye through Ölüdeniz. The … Continue reading

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Travel Quotes–and Turkish Destinations

Continuing our collection of fun travel quotes and Turkey tour photos. In this collection you’ll see pictures from the recent Air Show in Antalya, a picture of Hadrian missing a nose and the rainbow protests of August and September, as … Continue reading

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Tour Turkey in 10 Easy Steps

This will be a ten step guide to do it yourself travel of Turkey. Following the ten step guide to do it yourself travel of Turkey I will give a four step guide to assisted travel in Turkey. Steps for … Continue reading

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Greece and Turkey: Travel Partners

As intervention in Syria is on the back burner and the government being shut down is at the forefront of everyone’s mind in the United States, I thought it might be fun to review the long standing rivalry between two … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Shutdown and International Travel

While Democrats and Republicans were stonewalling you were booking your tour for Turkey, not because you wanted to flee your country but because you wanted to open your horizons. As the weeks went on the potential for military strikes in … Continue reading

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What War With Syria Means for Tourism in Turkey

It’s a regular September in Turkey with potential war in the East and the greater number of the population moving Westward. The mass that has accumulated in the westernmost center – Istanbul – now works like a magnet drawing the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways To Spend Your Airport Layover in Turkey

While many experts have done their best to come up with ways to entertain you during your extended layovers in international airports around the globe they have yet to give you the definitive list of top ten things you can … Continue reading

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Tips for a Memorable Trip to Turkey

While you are looking to have the best time possible on your next vacation, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself for the amazing things you will experience while you are touring in Turkey. Pack Light Pack … Continue reading

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Colorful Activism in Istanbul and around Turkey

This Sunday as I was walking through the Kara Oğlan Park to Kaleici in Antalya I found the stairs painted leading down from the fountain to the playground area and at first I thought it was simply a new decoration … Continue reading

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