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Don't write Turkey off just yet - Experience some of Turkey’s must see Places

22nd March 2016

Tensions are certainly going to be high in Turkey right now although many local people and tourists are going back to their normal lives and routines.

However if you’ve been planning to go to Turkey or have already got a date booked then having second thoughts at a time like this is perfectly natural.

And there’s no right answer to what you should do, you have to decide what is best for you. But despite the recent tragic events in Turkey there’s still many wondrous and beautiful places to see and discover. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons to still visit Turkey this year.

Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia
The historical region of Cappadocia in Central Anatolia is one of if the not the most popular hot air ballooning spot in all of Turkey. You can see spectacular views of the region and enjoy the peace of tranquillity only hot air ballooning can provide. Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia is an unforgettable experience and it will most certainly be a treasured memory of your trip to Turkey. SEE ALSO: Cappadocia, hot air balloon ride - Try something new

Enjoying a Turkish Bath
You can’t visit Turkey without experiencing a Turkish bath or Hamam can you? There’s many Turkish bath spas in Turkey and some hotels may even offer a Turkish bath service. There’s also many kinds and styles of Turkish baths so make sure you ask questions and do some research to find out what is best for you. It’s a relaxing and therapeutic massage service and one that you just have to experience at least once.

Visit Topkapi Palace
Found in Istanbul the former seat of the Ottoman Empire the Topkapi Palace is now the home of many magnificent antique collections and works of art. It’s somewhere you could easily spend the whole day exploring, so if you want to learn more about Turkish history and culture then you have to visit the Topkapi Palace. READ MORE about Topkapı Palace here

Visiting Bodrum Marina
The Bodrum Marina is the place to visit if you want to see some beautiful scenery and relax in luxury for a while. The Bodrum Marina is the home of many famous clubs and restaurants and is great place to spend the day with friends or family or on your own.  READ MORE about Bodrum here

Paragliding at Ölüdeniz
For those of you who like a rush of adrenaline paragliding in the small village of Ölüdeniz in the Fethiye district is the perfect way for family and friends to spend the day together. You’ll experience wondrous views and as strange as it may sound gliding through the skies of the beach resort is also one of the most relaxing things you can do.

Visiting Ancient Ruins
There’s a wondrous array of ancient ruin sites all over Turkey in various sizes both great and small and exploring them is great way to learn about Turkish history. Amateur archaeologists will be in paradise but they’re also beautiful places to explore together with friends or family. SEE ALSO: Ancient Turkey - Discover Turkey's Famous Ancient Sites

Enjoying the Natural Beauty
Turkey isn’t all about exploring sprawling cities and shopping malls or the many beaches as wonderful as those places might be. Sometimes you just want to return to the glory of nature and there’s many beautiful natural places you can visit in Turkey. The Turkish Lake district in the southwest of Anatolia and The Butterfly Valley on the Mediterranean coast are just two examples of Turkey’s natural beauty.

You’ll make new Friends
Turkey is the home of a great variety of people from Turkish locals to expats from all the around the world. They’re all mostly very friendly and welcoming so you can be sure to make new friends that will make your holiday in Turkey that bit extra special and who knows they might just turn out to be friends for life.

Written by David Varty - YellAli Content Team

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