So you’ve decided to take a career break (read What Nobody Tells You About Taking a Sabbatical Break), the next million dollar question is… where? The whole world is now your stage, but deciding where to start can be daunting.
Is this Earth or Mars? When I first set foot at this land of fairy chimneys, I couldn’t believe my eyes. In many ways, Cappadocia is the reason why I started travelling.
So many things to see, so little time… It’s not everyday that you get to visit a country as exotic as Turkey, and spending no more than one week in the country remains one of my biggest travel regrets. What can you learn from my mistake? How would I have done this differently?
Despite my tragic Turkey itinerary, I discovered new gems in the lovely country and my bucket list kept growing even before I returned from the trip. Here are a few highlights that I hope to visit the next time I find myself in Turkey again:
Here’s when I stop pretending that everything about Turkey is perfect. If you go through my other Turkey reviews, you’ll read about this awesome, completely unique country with historical cityscapes, inspiring ruins, exotic natural wonders and hyper-magical Turkish bath. However, like any other top destinations on Earth, Turkey has its own share of tourist traps and less-known sites.