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Turkey articles

Introduction

Written by our Turkey specialists, our travel articles are designed to give you a closer insight into Turkey, along with our top recommendations on what to do and where to go.

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9 of the Best Souks & Markets in the Middle East and Africa

For many visitors to the Middle East and North Africa, it's the local markets that provide the real attraction (or distraction, depending on how you see it). From Istanbul's Golden Horn to the shores of the Gulf and beyond, here's a selection of the best.

Murder on the Orient Express

As one of our favourite rail journeys, we’re a little protective over the Orient Express. So, take a look at the trailer for its latest film adaptation with us and see if its all-star cast lives up to expectations.

Top 5 spring-time breaks

Looking for an injection of sun, cultural invigoration or striking landscapes this spring? Then take a look at our top 5 suggestions for a spring-time escape around the world. Highlights include new ways to discover India's Golden Triangle, a journey through Turkey's Byzantine past, the chance to s…

Stronger pound means better holiday value for British travellers

With British holidaymakers continuing to demand great value along with exceptional experiences, the news that the pound continues to strengthen against other currencies on the back of Britain's economic recovery comes as welcome news.    

Top 10 sites to see in Istanbul

Uniquely, Istanbul stands astride two continents, Europe and Asia. As if this spectacular location wasn't enough, the city also lays claim to having been capital of consecutive Christian and Islamic empires, a role that has left Istanbul with a staggering range of attractions ranging from Byzantine…

A guide to Istanbul's best mosques

Istanbul is the exotic hub where East meets West and ancient collides with modern. Formerly called Constantinople, this vibrant, evolving city straddles the Bosphorus and is Turkey's modern face. Yet it is also home to architecturally wonderful mosques and sites such as Aya Sofia, a cathedral built…

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