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Turkey was an incredible country. Hitchhiking and exploring the lakes, hikes and caves was an amazing way to spend a month.

24 AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

Cappadocia is a beautiful region in central Turkey famous for its fairytale scenery, cave dwellings, remarkable rock formations and, of course, the hundreds of hot air balloons that soar in the sky during sunrise each morning. There is also so much awesome hiking in Cappadocia, that it will take you at least a week to …

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12 BEST TOURS IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

Cappadocia is a well-known tourist destination for hot air ballooning and breathtaking landscapes such as fairy chimneys and rock formations in particular. However, before the hot air balloon industry was even around, Cappadocia was popular for small hikes and historical tours. This region in Turkey is so stunning to explore for so many reasons whether …

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12 BEST CAVE HOTELS IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

With its fairytale landscapes dotted with hot air balloons, stunning rock formations, and exotic cave hotels, Cappadocia is truly everyone’s dream. It’s one of the most romantic destinations in the world and there is nothing more unique than staying in a cave hotel in Cappadocia. This region is famous for its underground cave systems and …

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CAPPADOCIA HOT AIR BALLOONS: THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU FLY

The Cappadocia hot air balloon experience has become one of the commonly found items on the world travel bucket list. Imagine seamlessly floating above the historic cave dwellings of Goreme Town with over 100 other balloons at sunrise in what can only be likened to a fairytale scene. I spent 10-days in Cappadocia and watched …

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8 AWESOME HIKES IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

Cappadocia is famous for its fairytale scenery, cave dwellings, remarkable rock formations and, of course, the hundreds of hot air balloons that soar in the sky during sunrise each morning. However, there is so much awesome hiking in Cappadocia that you will need at least a week to explore the diverse hiking trails in the …

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LAKE TUZ (PINK, SALT LAKE) NEAR CAPPADOCIA IN TURKEY

Lake Tuz is an incredible salt lake near Aksaray but only just over an hour drive away from Cappadocia. The lake is like remarkable because of its vibrant pink color. Despite how unique this location is, it’s not very popular and when I visited I enjoyed the entire lake to myself for as far as …

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GOREME OPEN-AIR MUSEUM IN CAPPADOCIA

The Goreme Open-Air Museum is one of the most popular attractions and historic sites in Cappadocia with an audio-tour guiding you through the ancient paintings, churches and cave houses from centuries ago.   WHERE IS THE GOREME OPEN-AIR MUSEUM The Goreme Open-Air Museum is very close to the city-center in Goreme, which is the most …

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LOVER’S HILL SUNSET POINT IN CAPPADOCIA (ASIKLAR TEPESI)

Cappadocia is known for its amazing sunrises, where the sky is full of hot air balloons and pastel colors. However, it is also a gem of a spot for sunsets. There are a few great sunset points but the most popular place to watch the sunset in Goreme Town, Cappadocia is Lover’s Hill, which is …

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DERINKUYU UNDERGROUND CITY IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

Derinkuyu Underground City cave system is one of the most remarkable things to see in Cappadocia. Walk down through more than five levels of the cave system, which once housed over 20,000 people and their livestock!   HOW TO GET TO DERINKUYU UNDERGROUND CITY CAVES Most people visiting Cappadocia will stay in Goreme or Uchisar, …

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WHERE TO STAY IN CAPPADOCIA: 13 BEST PLACES TO STAY

Cappadocia is a living fairytale destination, filled with awe-inspiring natural wonders. From remarkable geological rock formations to natural caves and splendid valleys, Cappadocia is a can’t miss destination when visiting Turkey! This guide will help you decide where to stay in Cappadocia so that you have a magical visit. There are five great areas to …

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CAVUSIN CHURCH, VALLEY & CASTLE IN CAPPADOCIA

Cavusin is an off the beaten path location in Cappadocia with an amazing castle, church and a beautiful valley with incredible earth pillars and hoodoos.   WHERE IS CAVUSIN IN CAPPADOCIA Cavusin is a great little village just on the outskirts of Goreme, taking about 10-minutes by car to the town center of Goreme to …

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THE ZEMI VALLEY HIKE IN CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

The Zemi Valley Hike is a 6km stretch beginning in Goreme that leads you through a series of caves, arches and alongside a small stream as you keep your eyes open for cave houses and earth pillars!   HOW TO GET TO ZEMI VALLEY HIKE I actually had quite a difficult time finding this information …

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