Ani ruins are considered an absolute must-see for anyone venturing out east in Turkey. However, their location, as far east as you can possibly get in Turkey, and on the cusp of the closed border with Armenia, means not too many people make it out there. However, if you do it will sure to be one of your highlights of the region. Here’s my guide to exploring the ruined Armenian city.
A guide to exploring Lake Van, Mt Ararat and Dogubayazit in eastern Turkey.
A guide to exploring the beauitful towns of Mardin and Midyat in Southeastern Turkey.
From Duhok, I wanted to explore the small town of Amedi. I had read about this place where the Three Wise Men had come from, which was perched on top of a uniquely shaped plateau in the rolling hills of Kurdistan. I decided to take a day trip on my own this time and I …
From Erbil, I explored three of Iraqi Kurdistan’s biggest tourist attractions on the way to Duhok: Akre, Lalish and Alqosh.