Turkey

Antalya Aquarium

As one of the biggest aquarium complexes of the world, Antalya Aquarium offers inspiration, entertainment and education all at once. After touring the 40 thematic aquariums, you will come across the biggest tunnel aquarium...

Kirman Belazur Resort &Spa Review in Antalya, Turkey

Situated at the seafront, Kirman Hotels Belazur Resort & Spa has a private beach but you don't need a beach when you have one of the longest warm water outdoor pools.  There is a water park and a bowling alley on site and guests can enjoy...

Top 5-star Luxury Hotels in Belek (Antalya /All - Inclusive)

Belek is a popular travel destination in Turkey's Antalya province.  Also, the town is one of the centers of Turkey's tourism industry and is as such home to more than thirty four-star and five-star hotels and other...

Istanbul Airport

Istanbul Airport will be the main international airport serving Istanbul. It is based in the Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey. The opening ceremony took place on 29 October 2018,...

Top 20 5-star hotels in Istanbul, Turkey

For a luxury stay in Istanbul, you will find a wide selection of top World brand hotels, Sheraton, Hilton, Kempinski, Four Seasons, Hyatt you name it. a From my personal experience, I've stayed at a dozen of Istanbul's boutique hotels in a...

What to do and see in Istanbul in less than 24 hours

So you have just 24 hours for Istanbul? In this short indie travel guide, I will list places you could easily manage to visit and see in less than 24 hours.  My story short - at the end of May we booked connecting flight from Riga to Tbilisi,...

Istanbul Atatürk Airport

Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the main international airport serving Istanbul, and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers, destinations served and aircraft movements. Opened in 1924 in Yeşilköy,...

Dosso Dossi Istanbul Old City Hotel

We booked this 4-star hotel in Sultanahmet district, Istanbul for a one night stay during a layover flight Riga - Istanbul - Tbilisi at the end of May 2017.  We paid about EUR 50 for one night stay at this hotel Located in Sultanahmet...

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily.  In 2014, it...

Sultan Ahmed Mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque  is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. A popular tourist site, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues to function as a mosque today; men still kneel in prayer on the mosque's lush red...

Third Traffic Spike: More than 7,500 Daily Users

A huge traffic surge to this website was experienced on November 15 when total unique user count reached 7,732. The vast majority of them were coming from Turkey.  Update: Learn how I got 10,000 Page views in a day This was already third...

Istanbul - Konya - New High Speed Train in Turkey

I have travelled by train in Turkey just once back in 2011 from Ankara to Izmir. That route went some 15-17 hours... It's damned boring thing. Well I'm glad I took that ride of course, but I'm more glad to learn that Turkey is investing much in it's...

Does Turkey is seeking closer ties with Russia and coming Eurasian Union?

More than year a ago I published article Turkey could join Eurasian Union were I tried to compare economy of Turkey by using GDP and GDP per capita for time period 2000-2012.I found that Turkey might reach $1 trillion of GDP by the end of...

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

I have been at Sabiha Gokcen Airport several times already, I have made flights via Sabiha Gokcen to and from Trabzon/Izmir. And today I made a route Tbilisi - Istanbul - Barcelona.I have never documented how does Sabiha Gocken looks like, and I...

20 Best Ankara Hotels That Wont Break Your Travel Budget

Mona HotelLocated on Kavaklidere district, Mona Hotel offers:Mona Hotel has a central location close to restaurants, shops and business centres. The hotel offers luxurious rooms with modern amenities.The rooms of Hotel Mona are tastefully...

8 Best Trabzon hotels for shopping

Trabzon is a vibrant city in Eastern Turkey, situated next to Black Sea and some 230km from Georgia. In recent years city of Trabzon has been developed as a popular shopping center in Turkey, here you will find one of the biggest malls and outlets....

Georgia Plans To Have Full membership in EU in 5-10 Years

Recently Georgia signed Association Agreement with EU, which includes Free Trade agreement with EU as well. Georgian Politicans were so happy, that they rushed to announce some great plans - and so MP of Georgia announced, that Georgia is eagger to...

Georgia has signed Association Agreement with European Union

Today, June 27Th is a "magnificent" day for Georgia, or at least it's politics. Today Georgia in Brussels has signed Association Agreement with European Union. Together with Georgia association agreement was signed by Ukraine and Moldova as wellWhy...

Record numbers of visitors visit Georgia - hoax or true?

Today and yesterday I red some articles, claiming that record number of foreigners have visited Georgia in 2013. According to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia - 5 365 356 foreigners crossed Georgian border in 2013.Why I dont like this...

Turkey could join Eurasian Union

That said makes me think, that Turkey has no serious plans to join Eurasian Union. IMHO Turkey is teasing European Union. And why shouldn't? Turkey has long, long history on it's attempts to join European Union, but there always are some obstacles...