Tom is an old school travel writer, guide book author – the kind that went to the destination, walked all the streets, drew the map if there wasn’t one, learned the language, and checked all the prices – and what is incredibly cool, is that he is also a pioneer of the new school of travel writing and online guides.
If you want to get away for the holidays and really enjoy something special, here’s a tour you should consider – 5 days of Awesomeness in Turkey.
I recommend that if you are in Istanbul and looking for something unique to take home with you – this class will provide a way to bring a bit of Turkey to your table.
Napolean once said “If our whole world would be one country, Istanbul would be the capital” – there is a reason. It’s not just the central location of the country which sits in the middle of Asia, Europe, and Africa
If you look on most maps, you won’t find Samatya. That’s because the modern name is Mustafapasa, but even today, just about everyone in Istanbul refers to it by the Byzantine name of Samatya, meaning sandy place.
It’s no secret that I love Istanbul. This city offers so much for visitors and residents that it’s incredibly hard to resist…the problem though, is deciding whether or not it will work for my family as a place to live.
Buying property in Turkey is actually a very straight forward process. In fact, it’s actually easier than many other countries both in Europe and the Americas.
2011 was a great year for me in terms of travel, family, and work. While there were a huge number of experiences to choose from, here are my top ten favorite adventures that came from this incredible year.
Two of the places most visitors to Turkey have already heard of are Ancient Troy and the Gallipoli Peninsula. Both the scenes of epic battles and massive bloodshed. Both also made into films of the same name.