Tag Archives: Vacations in Turkey

Ephesus, a Bucket List Item in Turkey

Ephesus was a Greek city founded approximately 3,000 years ago in Asia Minor in what is now western Turkey.  A visit to Ephesus gives the imaginative global traveler a sense of what life was like in the golden age of Greece and Rome. The rise and fall of a great city In the time of …

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On Being Pampered at the Bath of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in Istanbul, Turkey

In the year 1556, the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent ordered a royal bath to be constructed over the ruins of an earlier public bath destroyed in 532 AD. The new bath came to be called the Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam because of its close proximity to the famous Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) – the …

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Tips About a Vacation Paradise on the Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey

Odds are you will be thrilled by this 3,000-year-old holiday haven. It is the perfect family resort or romantic escape. Resting on the edge of the ever-blue Aegean Sea, Bodrum has it all – sun, sand, food, fun. When we told friends that we were flying to southern Turkey to write about a vacation resort …

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