My wife and I had a blast visiting nine countries in Asia over the past two months. Now, it’s time for us to turn our attention West to explore Europe. It was only fitting that we made Turkey the transition point of our travels from Asia to Europe, as this country actually represents both continents within its borders.
Per usual, in this post I am going to share some pretty pictures and descriptions about our journey here. But in case you can’t make it all the way through, here is the tl;dr (too long, didn’t read):
Turkey is the best country we’ve visited so far.
I’m surprised myself to be making this statement. Before arriving to Turkey, I didn’t know what to expect largely due to the fact that I was relying on my wife, who is awesome at travel research, and I am lazy. But when we got here, holy smokes. This place has everything that the traveler could want: great food, crazy awesome sites, nice people, easy transportation, relative affordability, exotic look and feel.
Turkey is the whole package. If you need an awesome trip, spend at least two weeks here. Pick up the Rick Steves guidebook on Turkey and get lost in this place. You will walk away feeling completely whole by the experience.
Now, let’s get on to the pretty pictures and descriptions. Here are some highlights from our seventeen days of Turkish delight: