How to get from Antalya to Kas ? There is a convenient connection between Antalya and Kas, with frequent departures from Antalya’s otogar (bus station). Read my separate post about how to get from the old town (Kaleici) to the otogar. The route is operated by a company called Bati Antalya, and according to their […]

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Sun Rise Hotel  – Tuzcular Mescit Sk. No:11 Kaleiçi , Antalya (booked through booking.com ) For only one night, Sun Rise Hotel was perfect. It was very cheap, costing £20/TL60 per double bedroom with private bathroom and breakfast included. It’s not a luxurious place and you see that the minute you step into the reception, but if […]

Some practicalities you need to keep in mind when planning your first holidays in Turkey: Visa: when you enter the country you need to buy travel visa – it costs £10/$10/€10 and you can only pay in these currencies – we had unpleasant situation when at the passport control desk we were refused to pay […]

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Even more, why Dalaman, and not Antalya or Marmaris? The Dalaman area just looked lovely and sweet. And it was. We hanged around Fethiye, which turned out a great place to visit for some history (with its famous Lycian Way), food and diving sites, which was actually one of the main reasons we decided to […]

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Backpacking in Turkey – why Turkey? The answer is every simple – it is a huge country, so it offers a variety of things to see and do. Turkey is all about extraordinary history, rich culture, fantastic cuisine, amazing landscapes and kind and welcoming people. And it’s also cheap, so you can easily visit many places and […]

*** all prices quoted below were valid in Sept 2012 *** Antalya was short and sweet. I don’t have too much to say about this place, unfortunately, as we arrived late at night and left early in the morning the following day. If it hadn’t been for the fact that the flight was late, we would […]