Turkey

iStock International
Turkey — A natural bridgehead between Europe and the Middle East and Central Asia, Turkey is a vast country surrounded by sea on three sides. Beach resorts, ski runs, countless ancient ruins, soaring mountains with long-distance trekking routes, and the vibrant, ever-changing metropolis of Istanbul, ensure that there’s something here for everyone.

Why Go

For the Mediterranean hot-spots, a remarkable mix of cultures, ancient sights, and endless activity.

Compare Rates to Turkey






What's New in Turkey

Istanbul-claire-gribbin-6201

What $5, $10, and $100 Will Get You in Istanbul

March 13, 2014 by Christine Wei

"Dizzy" is a word we often hear people use to describe colorful, chaotic, history-rich Istanbul. There's something travelers seem to love about throwing ... Read More »

Tacos-1

10 Essential Late-Night Eats from All Over the World

March 07, 2014 by Tommy Burson

On vacation, we tend to keep different schedules. That's why, at 1 a.m., with all the regular restaurants closed and the bar having stopped serving food, you may ... Read More »

Uganda

Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe: 3 Things to Consider When Crossing International Borders

January 20, 2014 by Alex Schechter

As much as we love travel, no one loves the red-tape-filled process of getting a new visa. Here are a few helpful tips for securing your travel documents in a ... Read More »

Edinburghhogmanay

New Year's Eve: Laidback Alternatives to the World's Biggest Parties

December 06, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

As the count down to the New Year approaches, so does the party-planning pressure. Most major cities throw vast, crowded spectacles for the occasion, but if ... Read More »

Eurail

Eurail's New Rail Planner App Lets You Ditch Those Heavy Timetables

November 21, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

This year Eurailadded Turkey to its list of European countries covered by its Global Pass. That means the pass now covers travel in 24 different countries – from ... Read More »

Karen_dion

“If you have an early flight, choose a hotel close to the airport the night before. Starting a trip on too little sleep is never fun.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

Sign up for the Top 25 Newsletter
to get exclusive weekly deals