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The Blue Mosque

Find out about our expert-led Istanbul tour. See our full schedule of escorted tours in Turkey. Massive and magnificent, the Blue Mosque dominates Istanbul’s skyline. Six minarets, shining silver in the sun, pierce the air like expectant rockets. Built four hundred years ago, 1603-17, by Sultan Ahmet I, it was designed to rival the great […]

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Glorious Ephesus

To talk about famous historical sites in Turkey without referencing the ancient ruins of Ephesuswould be a travel bloggers’s downfall. The ancient city boasts of Greek and Roman architecture that is renowned throughout the world. The theatre seats 25,000 people and the Celsus library was the third largest of the ancient world holding 12,000 scrolls. […]

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Anzac Cove

Anzac Cove The story of Anzac Cove and the Gallipoli Peninsula invasion in World War 1 was more or less wiped from British history books; thanks to the major mistake by Winston Churchill, future prime minster of the United Kingdom. The young commander made a strategic error by landing his troops on the wrong beach. […]

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