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Loco for Lokum: on assignment inTurkey The lowdown on winning the 2011 World Nomads/Rough Guides Scholarship...

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A local's guide to Turkey: an interview with Turan Kirac

TURKEY | Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | Views [3023] | Video

What better way to get an inside view on Turkey, than to ask someone who makes a living guiding people through the country? Meet our BikeHike tour guide, Turan, a professional tour guide born and bred in the Aladaglar range of the Taurus Mountains.... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, guide, istanbul, tour, travel writing, travel writing scholarship, trekking, turkey


9 Turkish Dishes for the Traveler Menu

TURKEY | Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | Views [10166] | Comments [1]

I’m probably not alone in the misconception that Turkish food is made up primarily of variations on the trusty kebab but there is far more to Turkish food than meat on a skewer. You’d be forgiven for overlooking this fact, however, judging ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, istanbul, kofte, lokum, travel writing scholarship, turkey, turkish delight, turkish food


Hot Air Ballooning Over Cappadocia

TURKEY | Saturday, 11 Jun 2011 | Views [2266]

. Hot air balloons have always held a somewhat magical fascination for me.  As a child, I remember running across the fields to watch hot air balloons land in the British countryside and marveling at the enormity ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, fairy chimneys, hot air ballooning, sunrise, travel writing scholarship, trekking, turkey


Fairies and Fauna - the Mythical World of Cappadocia

TURKEY | Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | Views [2803]

Cappadocia, Turkey . . Carved into the soft volcanic rock like secret hideouts, Cappadocia’s cave hotels have unsurprisingly made a name for themselves amongst tourists visiting the region and ours, the Gamirasu Cave Hotel (http://www.gamirasu.... Read more >

Tags: bike, cappadocia, travel, travel writing scholarship, trekking, turkey


The Beginning of a BikeHike Adventure

TURKEY | Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | Views [1915] | Comments [2]

Istanbul street life Dodging carpet salesmen has become my number 1 past time in Istanbul. Sadly, I’m not very good at it and now find myself on a first-name basis with half of the carpet salesmen in the area. That and the waiters, ... Read more >

Tags: bikehike, blue mosque, cappadocia, istanbul, scholarship, travel writing, turkey



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