Ephesus was once the second city of the Roman Empire. Dating back to the 10th century BC, it was built by the ancient Greeks and famed for its Temple Of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The stunningly preserved ruins are a truly awe-inspiring sight, offering a Turkey travel experience not to be missed.
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Bodrum nightlife is the stuff of legend, so be prepared to party until the sun comes up. A wealth of bars, restaurants, cafes and clubs stay open well into the night and pretty much guarantee a hangover – good job you can wash it all away the next day in those warm Aegean waters.
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This fish sandwich is a classic Istanbul street food, and it doesn't get much fresher than this. Pulled from the river, then cooked and served straight from the boat, it's one of the great Istanbul food experiences. Some sliced onion and a squeeze of lemon juice take it to the next level.
Get your sugar-rush on with Turkey's most famous dessert, made from delicate layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts bound together with honey. Eat it like the locals: washed down with a small cup of thick Turkish coffee.
Turkey's answer to the pizza, pide (pronounced 'pee-DAY') is a mouthwatering oblong flatbread cooked in a traditional wood-fired oven, topped with meats, vegetables and cheeses of your choice. This boat-shaped treasure is a popular street food throughout the country, and might just be your new favourite dish.
If you thought scrambled eggs couldn't get any better, then think again. The Turkish version incorporates fried onions, green peppers and tomatoes with a little ground red pepper and oregano, with plenty of fresh Turkish bread on the side.
A proper Adana combines young lamb meat with just the right amount of tail fat. It's then minced by hand, impaled on a thick metal skewer and grilled to perfection over an open fire. Eat yours 'dürüm' (wrapped in flatbread) or 'porsiyon' (on a plate), served with roasted tomatoes, green peppers and thinly sliced onions.