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Fethiye To Rhodes Ferry – Take A Day Trip Or Longer

Early morning sunlight glints on the water as we queue for passport control to board the Fethiye to Rhodes ferry. For the 2022 summer season, thankfully, ferry services between the Turkish coast and the beautiful Greek islands once more resumed. And that meant we could once more enjoy the high-speed ferry trip to Rhodes island! …

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Driving Southwest Turkey: A 5 Day, 4 Night Road Trip

It all got kick started with a wedding invite. We’d been talking through summer about maybe taking off for a few days at the beginning of October – some vague plans of hiring a car, taking in some archaeological sites and having a wander; a bit like our East Turkey road trip. An invite to …

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Eminönü To Kadıköy – Europe to Asia On An Istanbul Ferry

If you can’t think of any reason why you’d want to head over to the Asian side of Istanbul, the Eminönü to Kadıköy ferry is more than a decent excuse. Over the years, most of our posts about our various jaunts have covered our exploits around the European shores of Istanbul. Asian Side But, Istanbul …

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East Turkey Adventures On The Road – 10 Driving Tips For A Road Trip

“Have you brought your driving license?” “Yeah, why?” “Good. We’re going on a road trip. You’re driving.” We’d just got off the bus from Erzurum, which was immediately preceded by 20 hours or so on the Doğu Express train from Ankara. Time delays meant we’d decided to stay with our friend for just a couple …

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Ankara To Erzurum On The Doğu Express – The Train Journey In Photos

Rail travel in Turkey – it really should be top of everybody’s agenda. This is our photographic journey of the Doğu Express (Doğu Ekspresi) overnight train from Turkey’s capital, Ankara to the city of Kars. We were alighting in Erzurum. Let us set the scene… It’s May 2013 and, so far on our journey, we’ve …

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Eskişehir To Ankara By Yüksek Hızlı Tren – Yeah, We’d Do That Again!

We’re big advocates of Turkey’s intercity buses and travel on them all the time – hopefully, we’ll be on this Fethiye to Istanbul bus in November – but we’ve got to say, if there’s a train on offer, we’re there! We love us a bit of a train journey and we were excited when we …

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