Blog Posts - Turkey Travel



5 Things We Want to Experience in the World

    Since our decision to remain where we are property-wise but to travel more leaving our home as a base instead has seen made our bucket list grow at an extortionate rate. If there’s one place we want to go, it’s everywhere.
by Larger Family Life on Nov 1, 2015

The Turkish Coastline – a Hub of Culture

The Turkish coastline is an exceptional holiday destination especially if you love enticing historic towns, sparkling sea and a carefree and relaxing vibe. This simply makes it the best place to be for everyone no matter what they are looking for. Tu...
by glamour granny travels on Jul 15, 2015

ISTANBUL : SYNOPSIS IN 35 PHOTOS AND 3 DAYS

Snow looks so good on Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque or Sultanahmet Mosque up close sans snow. Colossal. Iconic. Stunning! The heritage tram that plies along Istiklal Caddessi to Taksim Square in Beyoglu district. When the German Fountain at Sultanahme...
by Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com on Mar 29, 2015

ISTANBUL : SYNOPSIS IN 35 PHOTOS AND 3 DAYS

Snow looks so good on Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque or Sultanahmet Mosque up close sans snow. Colossal. Iconic. Stunning! The heritage tram that plies along Istiklal Caddessi to Taksim Square in Beyoglu district. When the German Fountain at Sultanahme...
by Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com on Mar 29, 2015

ISTANBUL : REMARKABLE DISTRICTS OF BEYOGLU, EMINONU & ORTAKOY

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”  I couldn’t agree more with this quote from Freya Stark. While mornings are beautifully different when you’re greeted by a new plac...
by Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com on Mar 17, 2015

ISTANBUL : REMARKABLE DISTRICTS OF BEYOGLU, EMINONU & ORTAKOY

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”  I couldn’t agree more with this quote from Freya Stark. While mornings are beautifully different when you’re greeted by a new plac...
by Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com on Mar 17, 2015

ISTANBUL : SIGHTS AND SEASONS IN SULTANAHMET

Intoxicatingly beautiful. Uniquely charming and inevitably addictive. The city that’s built in between two continents, with skyline crowned by domes of ancient mosques, and intriguing streets adorned by museums, hammams and souqs, Istanbul s...

ISTANBUL : SIGHTS AND SEASONS IN SULTANAHMET

Intoxicatingly beautiful. Uniquely charming and inevitably addictive. The city that’s built in between two continents, with skyline crowned by domes of ancient mosques, and intriguing streets adorned by museums, hammams and souqs, Istanbul s...

ISTANBUL : LATE AFTERNOON AT GALATA TOWER

The Galata Tower dominates the Beyoglu skyline, viewed from the streets in Karakoy, Istanbul. What do you do when you only have limited time, like three days and two nights to spend in one of your dream destinations? Do you ever plan to maximize...

ISTANBUL : LATE AFTERNOON AT GALATA TOWER

The Galata Tower dominates the Beyoglu skyline, viewed from the streets in Karakoy, Istanbul. What do you do when you only have limited time, like three days and two nights to spend in one of your dream destinations? Do you ever plan to maximize...

The tradition of gold- and silversmiths in Turkey

I wouldn’t be a glamour granny worth my bling if I weren’t interested in gold and silver jewelry. No better country than Turkey to indulge in that passion, where the art and craft of gold- and silversmiths has a very long tradition. The greatest...
by glamour granny travels on Oct 6, 2014

Delightful Göztepe/Istanbul

It seems that poets and novelists have a penchant for founding their own museums. Think about Turkish Nobel prize laureate Orhan Pamuk and his’ Museum of Innocence’ now open in Istanbul’s Cukurcuma district. The museum is closely related to his...
by glamour granny travels on Oct 4, 2014

Atlantic Beach, NC

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is home to an amazing history, fun attractions, and family-friendly activities for every age.

Atlantic Beach, NC

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is home to an amazing history, fun attractions, and family-friendly activities for every age.

Atlantic Beach, NC

These days we don’t really get to Abandon the Cube as much as we’d like, but this week we’re in sunny Atlantic Beach living the dream. And by dream I literally do mean living a more vivid dream. I read once that people along the coa...

Atlantic Beach, NC

These days we don’t really get to Abandon the Cube as much as we’d like, but this week we’re in sunny Atlantic Beach living the dream. And by dream I literally do mean living a more vivid dream. I read once that people along the coa...

Having fun with Turkish old age penisoners

Last year, I went on a two day coach trip to Cappadocia which was organised by an old age pensioer association in Didim where I lived at the time. I didn´t know this as it was advertised in the window of my ususl travel agency, but it turned out tha...
by glamour granny travels on Apr 18, 2014

Exquisite works of art made from Meerschaum

Over the past couple of days I asked several of my friends if they knew what ‘Meerschaum’ is. Four out of five didn’t have a clue, but when I showed them pictures of my latest find and explained what it is used for and what it looks like, they...
by glamour granny travels on Apr 15, 2014

Fire, water and mythology near Antalya/Turkey

Fire and water in Antalya After ‘socializing‘ with the  Gods and Emperors in Antalya’s Archaeology Museum, I decided to give two of the elements a try: fire and water. I was,  however, again inspired by Greek mythology. According to legend, t...
by glamour granny travels on Mar 31, 2014

Three stunning Turkish lakes – Part 3

Off Of to rest the soul at Lake Uzun/Turkey No, this isn’t a typo in the title. It’s a pun I simply couldn’t resist. Because, you see, the coastal town at Turkey’s Black Sea where the road turns off inland towards the magical Lake Uzun is cal...
by glamour granny travels on Feb 27, 2014


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