Turkey photo essay: Family Adventure
A photo is worth one thousand words, right? Let the daydreaming about a family travel adventure begin! Turkey Photo Essay!
Stop one on the Turkey Photo Essay: Instanbul
Spice market – Incredible spot to explore with the kids- so much to see and so much to smell!!
Hagia Sophia – the sheer size of this place will blow the kids’ minds.
Cistern – This underground world has lots of cool fun for kids. It is spookily dim lit and full of fish!
Shopping – Think shopping is boring for kids? Think again! We were led upstairs to a dim space. When the lights were turned on the ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ from our family filled the room along with SO much color!
Souvenirs – What kid, and mom, doesn’t love a souvenir? The stalls in the bazaar and outside of the bazaar are great fun for travelers of all ages!
Beauty – Beauty comes in all forms and traveling lets you and the kids explore new and unusual types of beauty.
Tourquoise Coast – My kids and I were stunned to find the turquoise coast REALLY is turquoise. Splashing in this colorful water is FUN!
Stop Two on the Turkey Photo Essay: Ephesus
Exploring the ruins of Ephesus with room to roam around and touch things make it the perfect spot for families traveling with kids. Be sure to point out this frieze of Nike. The familiar Nike swoosh is her wing.
Stop Three on the Turkey Photo Essay: Kusadasi
This glorious oceanside city is warm and has beaches! Families with kids LOVE beaches.
Stop Four on the Turkey Photo Essay: Underground City of Kaymakli
An entire 7 story city (only 5 open to visitors) make this UNESCO site amazing. My kids say this was their TOP favorite thing to see in Turkey. Truly an amazing spot for families!
Cave dwellings – The idea of sleeping in a cave is something kids think is awesome! The rooms, even without AC, are cooled by Mother Nature herself.
Fairy chimneys – Geology can be so cool for families that travel. These fairy chimneys are a spectacular sight.
Mary’s house – Yes, Jesus’ mother lived here. Think about the age…the history. So cool
Turkish delight – Turkish delight comes in many different flavors and family travelers enjoy tasting them all! Take a family poll to find out which one is a favorite.
Turkey is a delight for the senses and has something for everyone! It is the perfect family destination!
I hope the Turkey Photo Essay was inspiring! Is Turkey on your travel bucket list?
Natalie, The Educational Tourist