My wife and I
went to Turkey on my honeymoon and
I loved it!
So did my wife, even though she flew
home alone because I had to stay on
and write yet another travel
guidebook. (The whole story is
in my humorous travel memoir, Turkey:
Bright Sun, Strong Tea.)
(Believe it or not, we're still happily
Why Turkey for your honeymoon?
—Anthony met Cleopatra at Side on
coast for a romantic interlude.
—Then he gave the Egyptian
queen her own private Turquoise
Coast beach covered with sand
shipped in from Egypt so she
wouldn't feel homesick.
That was then, this is now: great beaches and
resorts, private yacht
cruises, excellent restaurants,
lively cafe life, world-class museums
(many in castles and palaces), and
of course top-class hotels everywhere.
Want to see if the moon will shine
on your honeymoon in Turkey? Here's
a moon calendar!
Several of my recommended travel agencies specialize in wedding and honeymoon travel and can make your trip perfect:
Perhaps the premier wedding and honeymoon agency in Turkey, they can help with your wedding paperwork and make any and all arrangements you may desire, anywhere in Turkey, from flights to yachts, photographers to make-up artists, and all catering. More...
With great experience in organizing events big and small, Argeus's talented staff will give your plans personal attention, whether you're coming as a couple or with 100 or more guests. More...
Specializing in offbeat weddings and honeymoons, especially in Cappadocia, Turkish Heritage will intrigue you with its offerings. Henna party? Village-style wedding? Let them arrange it for you. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan