Turkey 6 : Cappadocia – The Alien Town

Cappadocia City Cappadocia is the highlight of Turkey I would say.  We woke up at 5 am in the morning and booked for a hot air balloon ride at 7 am.  I had no clue what it would look like at the top.  It was my first experience on the hot air balloon, both excited …

Turkey 5 : Konya – Getting to know more about Rumi!

We were departing early in the morning, on the way to our next destination – Konya. Konya is situated south of Ankara and Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. Morning view on the highway to Konya Konya is about 3 hour driving south of Ankara.  Konya is the seventh most populous city in Turkey. …

Turkey 4 – Pamukkale – The Cotton Castle & Hierapolis Ancient City

House of Virgin Mary The House of Virgin Mary is located on the top of the “Bulbul” mountain 9 km ahead of Ephesus, we went there early in the morning before leaving Ephesus. The house of Virgin Mary is an example of Roman architectural building entirely made of stones back in the 4th AD.  The …

Turkey 3 : Pergamon vs Ephesus – You can do two in a day!

Aegean Sea/爱琴海 We departed very early in the morning and passed by Aegean Sea, truly beautiful.  Aegean Sea is located in eastern Mediterranean, a very comfortable climate which is an ideal destination for cruises and holidays.  The Aegean Sea lies between the coast of Greece and Turkey. Sunrise at Aegean Sea The Aegean sea hold …

Turkey 2 : City of Troy – Canakkale

Istanbul to Canakkale We took a ferry, about an hour then continue with our bus ride to Canakkale. What do you have in Canakkale?  It is the second largest province in Turkey.  It is a major historical site that show both ancient and recent history.  Troy is here. Sea of Marmara Some morning view of the …

Turkey 1 : Istanbul City – Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia & more!

Turkey Is Turkey Asia or Europe country?  Turkey is located where Asia meets Europe and geographically has land on both continents but 97% of it lands is sit on the Asian side. Istanbul – biggest city in Turkey Istanbul is the only city in the world that connects two continents, Europe and Asia.  That is …