Category Archive: Turkey

Apr 10

Where can U.S. Citizens get a Visa for Turkey?

Passport requirements: United States citizens entering Turkey for tourism need to purchase a visa in order to enter. The tourist visa is good for up to 90 days and it requires an original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Turkey, with at least one blank visa page available for a Turkey visa stamp. Amendment …

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Mar 08

Ankara: Where we discovered a different side of Turkey

  Ankara, Turkey’s capital is a destination gaining prominence as Turkey opens its doors to ever increasing numbers of visitors. Statistics show an increase in tourism even in spite of some recent social protest, a sign of the country’s dedication to hospitality and development. Recent statistics also show that while Istanbul is getting more and …

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Apr 13

Shopping and bargaining in the Istanbul Grand Bazaar

  One of the most exciting parts of Istanbul is finding the local street markets. Istanbul in fact has been a capital of culture, trade and novelty for millennia now, so it has a longstanding tradition of a highly competitive and mind-blowingly huge Grand Bazaar.

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Mar 03

An irresistible Museum in Ankara Turkey

The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations   Museums can be a real hit or miss attraction in any travel destination. There are some real stunning ones and others which make you wish you’d rather taken a walk in the park. The unassuming Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara Turkey, is one of the best we’ve seen …

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Feb 02

An experience of: Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul

  A recent series of flights and connections through Istanbul has proven to be not only a superb flying experience with Turkish Airlines, but the best Airport Lounge experience of our flying days thus far. The Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge in Istanbul is massive, occupying 60,000 sq. ft. It certainly lives up to the statement …

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