Antalya: A Harbour View – Photo Story

This is the view of Antalya harbour, the castle walls and Kaleiçi (Antalya old city) from Yuvam Çay Bahçesi (Yuvam Tea Garden). We've chosen this photo today because it's one of our favourite views in the centre of Antalya and we spent a good few hours in this tea garden over the 4 days we were in … [Read more...]

Istanbul Bosphorus Ferries – Photo Story

At exactly this time last year, we had just arrived in Istanbul and were walking down Istiklal Caddesi, heading towards Sultanahmet, after being dropped off by our service bus in Taksim Square. It had been a few years since we had last been to Istanbul and, despite a long bus journey with fitful … [Read more...]

Istanbul: Haydarpaşa Train Station – Photo Story

Haydarpaşa Station, Istanbul - BEFORE the fire A few days ago, I wrote a post about travelling Turkey by train and I included a photo of Sirkeci Train Station on the European side of Istanbul. But, I also wanted to display this photo of Haydarpaşa Train Station on the Asian side; except I … [Read more...]

Gulf of Gökova – Photo Favourite

I came across this photo whilst rearranging my filing system yesterday and decided to post it today because it's one of my favourites. The D400 highway is a magical road that spans the whole of the South coast of Turkey. It's my ambition to do a tour and drive the full length of the D400 one day, … [Read more...]

New Turkey Flickr Photos

Our 'Turkey Flickr Photos' page features images from all over Turkey. The photos are taken by people who have a Flickr account and have added selected shots to the Turkey's For Life Flickr group pool. We love the page because you can view the photos of Turkey as a slideshow or you can pause it … [Read more...]