Antalya car hire – #yes or #no? The decision on whether or not to hire a car in Antalya will be largely based on where you are staying, and then to a lesser extent on what places you are planning to visit during your holiday. For starters, Antalya is one of Turkey‘s largest cities, with […]


Artvin car hire – yes or no? The Turkish city of Artvin is listed amongst the 100 most popular global tourist destinations, and to be honest, we are as intrigued by this as much as you will be! The city is relatively compact, but there are a number of scenic areas nearby, hence our initial […]


Muğla car advice – Muğla is rated as one of the worlds most popular tourist destinations by international visitor arrivals, but it has no airport on its own. Usually, we only include cities with an airport, because that is where you are likely to hire a car, but the chances are that you’d still hire […]


Of all the various different Turkish Mediterranean coastal resorts, Izmir stands out as being the one place where a hire car really isn’t absolutely necessary. There are few places on this coastline which have any kind of rail service at all, yet Izmir has both local and long-distance services, including a substantial urban rail network […]


Independent minded travellers might find themselves passing through Edirne when travelling between Greece and Turkey, as the city is on the main road and railway routes between Thessaloniki  and Istanbul. The historic city itself is also relatively compact and easily walkable, with plenty of local buses as well. This is also a natural changing point […]


Visitors arriving into Bodrum airport and considering whether or not to hire a car will probably already be aware that most of the resorts around Bodrum are scattered quite far apart, as are the main places of interest to visit. Whereas holidaying in larger Turkish Mediterranean cities like Izmir or Antalya is easy enough to […]


Chaotic roads strangle Istanbul, but the historic core is remarkably compact. Car not advised. Plenty of options for excursions by boat, train or coach. Turkish driving tour — although there is generally a wider choice of summer holiday flights to Mediterranean destinations in southern Turkey, Istanbul is still the main gateway city, and flights to […]