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Although there are quite a few nice beaches along the Black Sea coastline, it's not particularly suitable for a vacation that's beach oriented. The weather will definitely be fine, you shouldn't worry about the temperature. Nor should you worry about the water being too cold either. However there are still a couple of peculiarities that make the northern ...


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Not really. Apart from a few places in Istanbul (mainly around Kilyos and ┼×ile) people don't go swimming on the shores of Black Sea in Turkey. The main problem is that it's pretty dangerous there as the waves can be strong and the sea gets deep very quickly once you're off the shore for a few meters. On top of that, although the weather is usually not cold ...


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If you plan on leaving the airport then, as a US passport holder, you will need a Turkish Visa to enter the country. United States of America: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad and also via the website ...


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In the transit zone, shops will accept credit cards and cash in a lot of different currencies: Turkish Lira (TRL) Euro (EUR) US Dollars (USD) Pound Sterling (GBP) Swiss Francs (CHF) Japanese Yen (JPY) I have also found at least one ATM where I could retrieve TRL and EUR with my Maestro debit card. This is useful if you need Visa to enter Turkey, because ...



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