Aspendos – Live from the famous Roman amphitheatre


The Aspendos Theatre is the Best Preserved Roman Theatre From the Ancient World Helen Page is checking out the renowned Roman amphitheatre at Aspendos in Turkey, the best preserved in the world, but the heat is scorching and there’s a lot of very white marble… “So here we are in Aspendos. We’ve driven here this […]

Troy and the Wooden Horse But No Brad Pitt


Troy is a buzz for archaeologists, for tourists, less so (but you can climb the Wooden Horse) Helen Page is at the ancient site of Troy, contemplating climbing into the Greeks’ Wooden Horse, which looks old but not THAT old… “So here we are… in Troy!… as you can see from this famous Trojan Horse […]

Cappadocia: Live from the Fairy Chimneys of Monks’ Valley


Cappadocia’s Fairy Chimneys cast a spell on Helen in Monks’ Valley Helen Page is looking over Monks’ Valley in Pasabag, Cappadocia, envying St. Simeon for living amongst the “Fairy Chimneys” “It’s midday and it’s really hot up here now. Well, the good thing is that all the tour groups have gone and so it’s much […]


Map of Turkey Use the interactive map of Turkey below to find places, plan your trip and gather information about destinations in Turkey that interest you. You can view the map as a satellite photo (as it is when you arrive on the page), road map, or terrain map (see hills and valleys). Just select […]