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Articles tagged with: Turkey


Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin October 4th, 2016

A brief history of Turkey

In Turkey | Travel Inspiration

Turkey has a long a varied history which dates back as far as 50,000 years where evidence of habitation can be found within a cave at Karain, north of modern day Antalya.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin September 7th, 2016

Useful Turkish Words

In Turkey | Travel Tips

The official language of Turkey is Turkish, which is spoken by approximately 90% of the population. Other minority languages are Kurdish, Arabic, Circassian, Greek and Armenian.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 1st, 2016

Places to Visit in Turkey

In Turkey | Travel Inspiration

One of the leading tourism destinations in the world, Turkey effortlessly combines the old and the new perfectly – the country boasts stunning scenery, a rich history and diverse landscapes.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders November 15th, 2011

Turkey – The Blue Mosque

In Turkey | Travel Inspiration

Istanbul began as the city of Byzantium in 667 BC under the ancient Greeks. Later called Constantinople, it became the imperial seat of the Roman Empire.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders July 9th, 2014

Overview of Turkey

In Turkey | Travel Inspiration

One of the leading tourism destinations in the world, Turkey is a land of contradictions and diversity and effortlessly combines the old and the new.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 8th, 2019

Early Bird Specials! Are you ready to travel in 2020?

In Egypt , Morocco , India , Jordan , Botswana , Cambodia , Lebanon , Vietnam , Tanzania , Uganda , Turkey , Kenya , Namibia , Bhutan , Israel , Maldives , Africa | Travel News

We've just launched our 2020 dates in some of our most popular destinations and to celebrate, we're giving you discounts on them!

Shamsa Bulbulia By: Shamsa Bulbulia August 21st, 2019

2019’s Best Honeymoon Destinations

In India , Tanzania , Turkey , Greece , Maldives | Travel Inspiration

Every couple wants a fairy-tale honeymoon that they'll remember forever. Beautiful landscapes, enchanting settings, exciting activities, lots of romance... At Encounters Travel, we know just where to find all of this- and more. We've picked our top 5 destinations for that perfect honeymoon experience.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 21st, 2019

Everything you need to know about our small group tours

In Egypt , Morocco , India , Nepal , Jordan , Cambodia , Lebanon , Vietnam , Turkey , Greece , South Africa , Bhutan , Israel , Maldives , Sudan | Travel Tips

Interested in booking one of our small group tours but you're not sure what to expect? This handy guide will provide you with everything you need to know. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker November 8th, 2019

The best street eats in the Middle East

In Egypt , Morocco , Jordan , Turkey , Israel | Travel Cuisine

The Middle East is home to some of the best culinary dishes on the planet - have a look at what you can expect right here.

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff January 10th, 2020

10 Reasons why you should explore the Garden Route

In Egypt , Morocco , India , Nepal , Jordan , Lebanon , Turkey , South Africa , Maldives | Travel Inspiration

Thinking about planning a trip to South Africa? Here's 10 reasons why the Garden Route should be part of the conversation.