Posts Tagged "Turkey"


Updated on: 01/7/19The thought of buying a rug in Istanbul never really crossed my mind before we visited the many unique destinations in Turkey.  I've always liked the carpets I've seen in photos and enjoyed the ones Angie's parents have from when they lived in Turkey 24 years ago.  As I always knew, the good rugs are not cheap, and I was not sure that any of the styles would be for me. Less than a day after arriving to Istanbul, we...

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Updated on: 05/30/18The city of Dalyan in Turkey is one of southwest Turkey's star cities.  The surrounding region includes just about every geographical feature and attraction a visitor would be looking to explore.  From ancient Lycian rock tombs, the ruins of the city of Kaunos, lake Koycegiz, and a protected beach where the endangered loggerhead sea turtle makes its nesting ground, Dalyan has something for just about everyone. In...

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Updated on: 05/30/18In being one of southern Turkey's top attractions, Saklikent Gorge attracts visitors from all over the region.   We were recommended the hike in the gorge from friends we met a few days prior and were very excited to go out and put our hiking skills to the test.  But as soon as we got to the gorge we realized one very important thing: Saklikent Gorge is not for everyone. Unless you are in relatively good shape and...

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Updated on: 03/4/19Cappadocia is one of those places that everyone should visit during a trip, and is the one place you'll regret most if you skip it. To say that Cappadocia is an amazing destination is putting it lightly. It is one of the most unique places we have ever traveled to.  The rock towers, or “fairy chimneys,” are unlike anything we've seen, and that is without even getting into the underground cities, lush...

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