Backpacking in Turkey: Staying at the Hotel Tahran in Dogubayazit

Our overland journey through Turkey was three weeks of rollercoaster emotions, proper sightseeing, a Northern Ireland football match and then we got dumped off a morning bus in the cold snow in the city of…”Dog Something!”, “Doggy”, this is Dogubayazit and is as peculiar as they come. We couldn’t remember the name of the city Read more about Backpacking in Turkey: Staying at the Hotel Tahran in Dogubayazit[…]

turkey iran border

World Borders: How to get from Turkey to Iran (Gurbulak to Bazargan)

As far as world borders go, this one from Iran to Turkey overland is one of the fastest and easiest believe it or not. In fact, I was a bit surprised by the simplicity of it. If you’re heading overland from Gurbulak to Bazargan, here’s a guide on how to get from Turkey to Iran. Read more about World Borders: How to get from Turkey to Iran (Gurbulak to Bazargan)[…]

ishak pasha palace dogubayzit

Visiting Ishak Pasha Palace, Dogubayazit, Turkey

Dogubayazit is a bizarre place. You have two options when you’re in and around it – either pass through it and change buses on route to Iran, or stay over there and do the sights. We had done 3 night buses in 3 nights that week, so decided to head to a hotel for a Read more about Visiting Ishak Pasha Palace, Dogubayazit, Turkey[…]

%d bloggers like this: