Oglakcioglu Park Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Izmir
... gorgeous site seeing. They have many small businesses that bring in revenue and are a small community. So far I would say that Alašatı has been my favorite place in Turkey and I am glad Oscar suggested that area. We viewed a statue of the second President of Turkey, Mehibe Ismet, and his wife which was centered along the boardwalk. After exploring the edge of the town we went to a small ice cream ...
... to see what I can do! That evening at dinner was equally entertaining, Mad Max and Sue, two of our table companions had bought Turkish hats. After dinner we sat and chatted for ages and all had to try the hats on and be photographed – Giva was sulking and refused to come to dinner but I reckon he could have posed in a shot as the organ grinders monkey – look at the pics and see what I mean – I may have to try and make him a Turkish hat before the cruise comes to an ...
... near the Golden Horn advised me against having a nose ring, saying it could affect my sense of smell. Thanks for the advice mate.
A very brisk morning greeted us as we boarded to bus to Gallipoli. This bus ride would take over four hours (which felt longer), as we had so many unnecessary stops.
Once there, the six people from our bus, joined up with other people for our tour of Gallipoli. But before we headed out I the battlefields, we all enjoyed ...
The next port on our cruise was Izmir, an enchanting and historically significant area on the Western coast of Turkey's Asian side. Izmir is the third largest city in Turkey and is also its least religious city in Turkey, having been settled by Christians, Jews and Muslims.
Just outside of Izmir lies the town of Selcuk, where it is believed the Virgin Mary and John the Apostle journeyed to and settled after ...
We headed to a prearranged lunch at a carpet factory. The food was included in the tour price but not the drinks. The food was amazing! We started with salads, dips and breads which were all tasty. The main meal was more salads with bbq chicken and beef kebabs. It was all tasty. We then went to watch the carpet demonstration. We all found it fascinating even though none of us bought any of the beautiful carpets. There was not ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking