Posts Tagged ‘turkey’

In a crowded and busy city like Istanbul it may be time consuming as well as expensive if you travel by taxi to go from point A to B. Thankfully, the public transport system in Istanbul is fantastic and cost effective. Moreover it is very easy to understand for an outsider which can be understood by my own...

Disclaimer : Information contained in this post is updated as of  7th July, 2013.  Please check with embassy for latest updates. One of the important step in planning a trip to Turkey on your own is to understand visa requirements. Though the documents required for visa application is comparable to requirements of...

Istanbul is the biggest city of Turkey with a population of around 14 million people. It is the only city in the world which is spread across two continents. It is something amazing to think that by crossing a bridge you can move across continents. Though Cappadocia was most interesting part of my trip but Istanbul...

I had a misconception that finding vegetarian food in Turkey is going to be extremely difficult. After all the first image that pops up in mind when you start imagining food in Turkey, would be either Kebab or chicken or seafood.  I was mentally prepared to eat less and in  kind of “hope-to-survive” mood. I knew my...

You are standing in a corner of a big basket along with 2 more people. The other three corners are also occupied in a similar way. There is a big balloon tied up to the ends of basket which has been filled with air and thus covering it from all directions. In the center there is gas cylinder and a big flame of fire is...

The most obvious question to be asked when I have finished my recent trip is, “Why Turkey?”.  This was also a topic of discussion even when I met travelers in Turkey. Everyone asked each other why did they chose Turkey as travel destination. There were couple of reasons that helped me decide. 1. Not many Indians travel...

Having spent a week in Turkey, I can vouch for the wonderful experience anyone will have who visits the country. It has something special that can’t be described in words. From the lesser known Izmir to mysterious Cappadocia to busy Istanbul, there is something to offer everywhere. Here are my 11 random...

Few months back I wouldn’t have imagined in my wildest dream about a Solo trip. The concept of solo trip appeared crazy to me. I knew that people around the world have been doing this for years but I had a lot of doubts to be clarified. My mind had questions like – Will I not get bored ? Will it be safe ? Wouldn’t...