Continent: Europe/Asia

Currency: Turkish Lira

Capital City: Ankara

Year I Visited: 2020

Turkey is a melting pot both culturally and geographically which makes it a fascinating place to visit. It has dynamic and vibrant cities which blend together European and Middle Eastern ideas, whilst this huge country is also home to amazing landscapes: dense forests, snow-capped mountains and other-worldly formations. Traversing Turkey is a true adventure.

My Turkey Highlights

Here’s where I got to in Turkey. Click the destination name for related blog posts.


Literally sitting halfway between two continents makes Istanbul one of the most unique cities in the world. It’s also a city defined by water – whether that be a riverside stroll as the call to prayer blasts out all around you; a bracing ferry ride down the Bosphorus, or a visit to one of the many idyllic islands close by.

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