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The 15 Things You Should Know About Backpacking Turkey

By on December 24, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, TURKEY with 2 Comments
The 15 Things You Should Know About Backpacking Turkey

Turkey was one of those countries that had been on my bucket list for ages, but I just seemed never to have been able to make it there. Coming out of the Middle East however and posed to hit up Europe next, it was the perfect stopgap and I knew my chance had come! So […]

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10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

By on November 3, 2018 in Middle East, Top 10's, TURKEY with 0 Comments
10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

Turkey is a HUGE country and straddling the border between Europe and Asia, it also boasts a huge diversity of landscapes and cultures. From coast to castles, hikes to hot air balloons, ruins to relaxation, Turkey’s got it all and honestly you could spend a year or more adventuring through this country and still not […]

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Istanbul

By on August 16, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Top 10's, TURKEY with 2 Comments
Top 10 Free Things to Do in Istanbul

There’s something truly mystical about the city of Istanbul in Turkey. The metropolis that has spanned continents, empires, religions and cultures for thousands of years has an undeniable tenacity to it and an almost mythical allure that still has travellers heading there in droves today. Because despite not being the official capital of Turkey, there’s […]

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Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

There’s no doubt that backpacking in the Middle East is a very different experience to travelling on a budget in many other parts of the world. But there’s also no doubt that this very different experience is actually what can give you the most enjoyment from backpacking in the Middle East too. For starters, the […]

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The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

If you haven’t yet heard the news, let me fill you in. There’s never been a cheaper or better time to visit Turkey… FACT! Ok, well maybe that’s a subjective fact, but honestly having just spent a month in the country, I can most certainly attest to its excellent value for money, incredible range of […]

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The Backpackers Guide to Selçuk, Turkey

The Backpackers Guide to Selçuk, Turkey

The Turkish town of Selçuk, just inland from the Aegean coast is a small, provincial and peaceful place that is likely to bring some welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of Turkey’s other major cities. Indeed after the size of Istanbul and the franticness of my programme in Cappadocia, I was beyond delighted to […]

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The Most Unbelievable Things to Do in Cappadocia on a Budget + Itinerary

The Most Unbelievable Things to Do in Cappadocia on a Budget + Itinerary

If there’s anywhere in Turkey that you’ve seen or heard about on Instagram, Facebook or the internet at large, it’s probably Cappadocia. Am I right, or am I right? Yes this geographically striking, visually spellbinding and utterly unique spot in Turkey’s central highlands is just so picturesque, it’s no wonder it’s as famous as it […]

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