Witness the awakening of nature in Anatolia with Lake Van Express

Setting off from the capital Ankara for Bitlis's Tatvan district, Lake Van Express is now the most popular overnight train line in Turkey with...

Enjoy spring with road trips to northwest Turkey

With nature awakening, it's time to hit the road and enjoy the smell of flowers while feeling the spring breeze on your skin. For...

Turkish Cittaslow town Ahlat offers peace, tranquility and serenity

Widely known as a ‘slow city,' Ahlat in Bitlis invites visitors to come and enjoy tranquility and history, with its open-air museum feel, featuring...

Half-sunken city Halfeti becoming tourist hotspot

Lying on the eastern bank of Euphrates River, the district of Halfeti is like a scene out of a Mesopotamian fairy tale. In the...

High demand for last-ever flight from Istanbuls Ataturk Airport drives ticket prices up

As the Turkish aviation industry officially began its countdown to move to the country's new international and transit hub, many people are in line...

Enjoy Bulgaria’s capital with a train journey from Istanbul

In the last couple of years, with the help of social media, railway travel has become one of the most popular ways to embark...

Ferry services to start between Turkeys Izmir and Greeces Athens this summer

Ferryboat services between the Cesme district of western Turkey's Izmir province and Greece's coastal town of Lavrion near Athens will commence as of June...

Cultural, natural riches of eastern Black Sea region documented

Stretching from Marmara to the northeastern borders of Turkey, the Black Sea region is a hidden cultural gem that has been waiting to be...

Turkey welcomes 1.5 million foreigners in January

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey rose 5.3 percent year-on-year in January, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced on Feb. 28. Official figures showed that...

New train on Turkeys Eastern Express to accommodate tourism surge

A new train will be put into service solely for the purpose of tourism after the Eastern Express became so popular that people trying...

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