Turkey Tour – Skiing, Swimming and Wintering 2016

Turkey Tour in Winter – What is it like?
Are you considering a Turkey tour? In Turkey, the ebb and flow of the late winter weather has begun. The relatively mild winter is already bidding its gradual farewells. The mountain peaks are still heavily covered in snow as the rains come and go, but the coast […]

By |February 16th, 2016|family travel, Safety, Tips, Travel, Travel Information, Turkey Tour Info|Comments Off on Turkey Tour – Skiing, Swimming and Wintering 2016

From Antalya to Ankara and back in a day

Visiting Ankara for the Day
There are lots of reasons to visit Ankara for the day. Your base of operations may be somewhere outside of Ankara, you may have a museum or friend you want to visit on your private tour of Turkey or you may just need to get to the US Embassy for the […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Cappadocia, Eastern Turkey, Free, Tips, Travel, Travel Information, Turkey Tour Info|Comments Off on From Antalya to Ankara and back in a day

The Antalya Museum

A Visit to the Antalya Archaeological Museum
While traveling and touring in Turkey, there are a number of important and beautiful sites one must visit. The city of Antalya, and the country as a whole, is vast with rich history. The surrounding regions are overflowing with archaeological and architectural wonders. The Antalya Archaeological Museum is the […]

Job’s Tomb and Job’s Well – Urfa Turkey

A brief visit to Şanlıurfa should bring one to the Eyyübiye district of the greater region. Just to the southwest of the great Urfa castle one finds themselves at one of many pilgrimage points in Urfa. The cave of Job the prophet, where he allegedly spent seven years in torment and eventually was refreshed and […]

By |June 30th, 2015|archaeology, Biblical Turkey, Eastern Turkey, Free, History, Tips, Travel Information, What to See|Comments Off on Job’s Tomb and Job’s Well – Urfa Turkey

Between the Tigris and Euphrates

Part 2 of Turkeys Southeast in Five Days
Crossing eastwards into the fertile crescent across the Euphrates was a trip back in time. Sitting around watching the back truck exchange of cattle and transfer while we booked our hotel by phone in Diyarbakir and waited for the rusty ferry boat was a cultural experience that reinforced […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|archaeology, Eastern Turkey, History, museums, Regions of Turkey, Tips, Travel Information, What to See|Comments Off on Between the Tigris and Euphrates

Mt. Nemrut – Commagene Kingdom

Come again or Come a Gene?
I must admit that I know very little regarding the Commagene Kingdom, but I’m quickly learning after my trip to Mt. Nemrut. It seems that so much of learning regarding sites these days is possible on site through the wonder of smart phones, Wikipedia, and other such sites that offer […]

By |June 16th, 2015|archaeology, Eastern Turkey, museums, Regions of Turkey, Tips, Travel, Travel Information, What to See|Comments Off on Mt. Nemrut – Commagene Kingdom

Touring Turkey in the Rain

If you’re visiting Turkey in the winter be prepaired for rainy weather. The rain can be pleasant a respite from the constant outdoor activities that fill the life of a traveler in Turkey, but unfortunately the roads become treacherous for those looking to travel by car, bus or foot in the winter rain.
I will focus […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Safety, Tips, Travel Information, Uncategorized, Walking Tour, What to See|Comments Off on Touring Turkey in the Rain

History, Beaches or Both on your Turkey Tour

Maybe you’re traveling with your family this summer and wondering where to go. Maybe you’ve already decided you want to check out the top rated city in Turkey with your family. Maybe you’ve been wanting to check Ephesus off your bucket list of places to visit. Maybe the biggest dilemma of your summer is deciding […]

By |May 14th, 2014|family travel, History, Tips, What to See|0 Comments

Ankara Turkey–Aquarium & Natural History Museum

This February I was in Ankara again with a few days to take in some family friendly points of interest including the Ankara Aquarium and the Natural History Museum. These sites were ideal places to visit with strollers and kids under the age of 10 with large sharks and fun displays easily accessible to children […]

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Turkey Tour Expert Before Starting Your Tour

You’ve booked your trip to Turkey and can’t wait to step foot on Turkish soil and start your tour. Here are a few questions to ask your Turkey tour expert before you get on the airplane to Turkey:

1.  What is the weather going to be in the areas my tour is going to in Turkey?

Depending […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Tips, Turkey Tour Info|0 Comments