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4 Greek Islands You Can Visit from Turkey

Along Turkey’s south and west coasts there are a few Greek islands in close proximity, allowing you to visit two countries in one trip. Everyone knows Santorini and Mykonos but have you heard of Kos, Lesvos, Chios or Samos? These four can be visited as a day trip from Turkey and vice versa – Turkey can be visited from these Greek…

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Six Tips for Solo Female Travel in Turkey

I remember planning my first ever solo trip to Turkey and my friends’ reactions when I told them I was going there on my own for a few months: “Oh my God! Why Turkey?” “Isn’t it dangerous?” “Don’t they put drugs in your bag there?” “You’re going to a Muslim country alone? Are you crazy?” I couldn’t believe how much…

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How to ride the dolmuş (from start to finish)

A dolmuş (pronounced dole-mush), or minibus, is the best form of public transportation for getting around from town to town in Turkey. The word dolmuş means “stuffed” and gives you an idea of how crowded they can sometimes get. From early morning until the evening, they plow the same set route back and forth, making them the ideal transportation option…

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Selçuk Public Transportation Options

Now that you’ve gotten some good ideas on how to spend a few days here in Selçuk, it’s time for me to give you the options for getting out. INTERCITY BUS (FOR ONWARD TRAVEL) Since Selçuk is a major tourist hub and a popular stop on the backpacker trail, it’s easy to get to major places such as Istanbul, Pamukkale, Bodrum,…

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