Cappadocia to Konya – Day 05 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

After a memorable two nights in Cappadocia it was now time to move onto our next destination on the Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour, today we are heading to the conservative city of Konya for what will be a very short overnight stop and one to remember. Along the way we will also make a stop at a Cappadocian ceramic factory where all those items in the Grand Bazaar come from and explore one of the famous underground cities at Kaymakli with a local guide.


Ankara to Cappadocia – Day 03 & 04 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

We continue our 12 Day Tour of Turkey with tour provider Topdeck by waking up in the Turkish capital of Ankara after a late arrival last night to our hotel. Today we are heading for the famous Cappadocia region of Turkey and the excitement of Hot Air Ballooning, but first after checking out of the Ankyra Hotel we will make our first stop for the day at The Mausoleum of Atatürk, a site that pays respect and honours the founder of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.


Istanbul to Ankara – Day 02 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

This morning our newly formed tour group will embark on our first full day of the Topdeck 12 Day Turkey Explored tour beginning from the biggest and most well known city in Turkey, Istanbul. Today we are taken around this bustling city to check out the main attractions of the city situated close by our very central hotel. Later on in the afternoon we head on the coach and meet our driver for the first time and make our way to the capital city of Turkey Ankara.


A Turkish adventure begins, Istanbul – Day 01 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

For the next two and a half weeks I will be exploring the fascinating country of Turkey with the journey beginning in the largest and most recognised Turkish city of Istanbul. The first two nights will be spent in this bustling tourist city followed by another night included as part of the twelve day Topdeck Turkey Explored tour which will take in many of the sights this country has to offer. This will be my second Topdeck tour.


A mega European tour ends in London England

This morning we arrived back in the capital of the United Kingdom and England, London for our final night in Europe and our final full two days to look around and see the last remaining aspects of this grand old city. We spent the night on the Caledonian Sleeper train from Edinburgh arriving at Euston Station at about 7am. 24 June, 2012 – London On...

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Exploring the historic Scottish capital of Edinburgh Scotland

The Scottish capital Edinburgh is one of the hidden gems of Europe often overshadowed by the United Kingdom’s largest city and capital, London. As my time in Europe is just about coming to an end, I am lucky enough to come up north and after spending the last three days exploring the Scottish Highlands with Haggis Adventures and there Isle of Skye tour Skye High it is...

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Wild & Sexy… Haggis Adventures Skye High Tour Haggis Adventures / Scotland

Having spent the night travelling from London, we arrived this morning at the Scottish capital of Edinburgh on the Caledonian Sleeper overnight train. The train arrives at the main central station in the centre of the city known as Waverley Station. There was no time to take in Edinburgh and it was straight into a taxi to take us down the Royal Mile where the offices of tour...

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London & Edinburgh via the Caledonian Sleeper Train England

Today was our first morning away from being involved with a group tour, this morning we woke up early to get ready and spend a whole day seeing some of the sights of ye ol London Town. Before we left we said our goodbyes to some of the remaining people staying at the Clink 78 Hostel from our Topdeck Mega European Tour and then ventured...

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Amsterdam to London via Bruges: Day 49 Topdeck Mega European Tour Belgium / England / Topdeck Mega European

DAY 49! WE MADE IT! This morning we say goodbye to some of our fellow travellers before we depart Amsterdam and head towards Belgium, we then head back into France to catch the ferry back over the English Channel and end our Topdeck Mega European Tour where it all started in London. 17 June, 2012 – Amsterdam to London The final day has arrived and we...

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Berlin to Amsterdam: Day 47 & 48 Topdeck Mega European Tour Netherlands / Topdeck Mega European

Today we leave the bustling city of Berlin and make our way to our next country and to the final overnight destination on the Topdeck Mega European Tour, Amsterdam located in the land of windmills, tulips and dikes, the Netherlands. I am really looking forward to this as my grandparents are originally from Amsterdam and now I can finally see why even to this day...

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Prague to Berlin via Dresden: Day 45 & 46 Topdeck Mega European Tour Germany / Topdeck Mega European

As we continue on with the 49 day Topdeck Mega European Tour fast approaching is the end, but today we leave the Czech Republic and the city of Prague and continue onto our next country, Germany. Our destination is the capital Berlin, a city with a sad past that we will no doubt learn a lot more about. 13 June, 2012 – Prague to Berlin This...

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Krakow to Prague: Day 43 & 44 Topdeck Mega European Tour Czech Republic / Topdeck Mega European

Today we continue our Topdeck Mega European Tour journey heading west and to the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague for two nights as our 49 day European tour is quickly coming to an end with only Berlin, Amsterdam and Bruges to come before heading back to London where it all started. 11 June, 2012 – Krakow to Prague This morning we got up and packed our...

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