Over 20 years ago, many of my friends from the UK would holiday in Turkey. I never could understand that. My idea of Turkey was mostly from films like The Midnight Express. Needless to say, my impression of Turkey was wrong and it is a wonderful country to visit and vacation in.
A country spanning two continents, Turkey has been the center of many cultures and civilizations throughout history. This mostly mountainous country is washed by the waters of four seas, the Mediterranean in the south, Aegean and Marmara in the west and northwest, and the Black Sea in the north. Its long coastline and warm Mediterranean climate make Turkey an ideal summer holiday destination. Turkey has also a lot to offer in terms of cuisine and cultural heritage: those among you who are into culinary tourism will have a great variety of Turkish delicacies to choose from. When