Turkey to Iran border crossing: Gurbulak Bazargan

Turkey to Iran border crossing: Gurbulak Bazargan

This post is about my experience at the Turkey to Iran border crossing at Gurbulak Bazargan. My original idea was to travel from Turkey to Iran by train, but the Tehran express was no longer running. Instead I took the Dogu express to Kars in 

The Dogu express: by train through Turkey

The Dogu express: by train through Turkey

This post is all about the Dogu express including my own experience, how to get Dogu express tickets, The Dogu express route and what to expect on a Turkish train. The Dogu express, also called Dogu ekspresi, from Ankara to Kars is the longest train 

Istanbul in one day: a 24 hour Istanbul itinerary

Istanbul in one day: a 24 hour Istanbul itinerary

This post is a 24 hour Istanbul itinerary with the ultimate travel guide about what to see in Istanbul in one day. Istanbul is a modern and dynamic city, but at the same time it has a history that goes back 3000 years. It was