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Hiring a car in Kalkan is a great idea for curious travellers who want to explore the rest of Mediterranean Turkey. Get the car delivered to your holiday home or pick it up at the airport, and from there, enjoy a week or two of exploration to see stunning landscapes, and a wealth of touristic sites and attractions.

Bodrum airport is one of the top three touristic air travel hubs in Turkey, it is the easiest and best way to get to western Turkey, and this user guide helps flyers navigate it like a pro.

Going on holiday can sometimes turn out to be a costly endeavour that drains your wallet. However, the massive amount of free activities in Istanbul will appeal to budget tourists who still want to get a feel for Turkey’s most significant, busiest and famous city.

This introduction for first-time visitors to Marmaris covers travel basics, and we think you will be pleasantly surprised with what the town offers.

Fethiye on Turkey's South West coast has plenty to offer the family traveler. If you're planning a holiday with young kids or teenagers in tow, Fethiye's enticing mix of action packed activities, historic sites, fabulous food and modern facilities really is hard to beat.

Head to Datça to escape, to feel a world away from your traditional commercial resorts. Visit Datça because it's simply a beautiful place to be and you are unlikely to return disappointed!

Some call it a city within a city, which should give some idea of the intense hype surrounding Istanbul New Third Airport. With phase one, set to open in October 2018, it is without a doubt, one of the world’s most ambitious man-made structures.

The pretty town of Gocek, 20 minutes drive from Dalaman Airport, is referred to by many as Turkey's equivalent of St Tropez. It's one of those places where the stars take a stroll around town trying to look inconspicuous, shop in designer boutiques or live it up in their luxury property in Gocek Hills or on beautiful Venician style developments with moorings for their dinghy's.

Whether you are a seasoned pro looking to replicate the fix from your last venture, or a beginner who is wondering what all the hype is about, Turkey delivers expertise, out of this world locations, and an addictive thrill factor in bucket loads.

Fethiye is one of the most diverse coastal regions in Turkey. Although it's unlikely you will avoid all signs of tourist life, there are a few locations you can go to find a little peace and tranquility.

Turkey is one of the most popular tourist destinations this year with over 40 million tourists expected - and for good reason. Turkey's warm welcome, pristine beaches, wonderful climate, affordability and wealth of family friendly resorts is hard to beat.

In the last year, train travel in Turkey has made an unexpected comeback as the most popular domestic tourism trend and word is spreading among international travellers.

For first time visitors, using money in Turkey may seem like a daunting task. The unfamiliarity of notes, coins, prices and money transactions that are foreign to us, often has even the hard-core travellers worried.

Gone are the days of paper maps, getting lost, language barriers and eating in the worst restaurants in town. Apps help to make a trip around Turkey smooth and easy-going, therefore turning it into one of the best trips of your life.

In 2017, 10.5 million tourists arrived in Antalya, making it the second most visited destination in Turkey after Istanbul. Out of all Turkey’s tourists in 2017, nearly 30% specifically chose Antalya, many of whom were also repeat visitors, having already become die-hard fans previously.

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