About Us

Hey! Welcome to The Turkey Traveler, your #1 resource for traveling Turkey!

The goal of this site is to help you plan the perfect trip to Turkey!

To accomplish that, we share the latest information on all things related to travel in Turkey, whether that is places to visit, accommodations, transport, and more.

Even if you aren’t planning on going to Turkey, we hope our travel guides and photography will inspire you to learn more about this fascinating country and eventually book that flight!

Don’t forget to join our Turkey Travel Facebook Group, where we will be sharing some of the latest travel tips, and where you can ask questions and meet with our Turkey travelers!

Who Are We?

Sean and Louisa in Cappadocia at sunrise

We are Sean and Louisa, two globetrotting travelers that absolutely adore Turkey!

The first time we visited Turkey, we immediately fell in love with the country – the warm people, beautiful landscapes, and delicious Turkish food.

Since then, we have traveled the country extensively, discovering all the well-known places as well as hidden gems. Every year, we return to Turkey to explore more of the country, and share our adventures on this blog!

Sean and Louisa are both experienced bloggers and run their own blogs. Sean has his own individual travel blog, LivingOutLau, that covers worldwide destinations. On the other hand, Louisa runs a book blog called Epic Book Society where she shares her favorite books!

Together on The Turkey Traveler, we hope to provide you with the best travel tips for Turkey so you can have the most epic trip to one of our favorite countries!

Meet The Team

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Sean Lau – Co-Owner / Travel Writer

Sean Lau is a professional travel blogger and writer with adoration for Turkey. Originally from the USA, Sean frequently travels to Turkey to explore every nook and cranny. From bustling bazaars of Istanbul to the tranquil beaches of Antalya, Sean has seen it all. He hopes to share his first-hand knowledge, insider insights, and personal anecdotes to inspire fellow travelers to visit Turkey, especially to his favorite destinations – Istanbul and Cappadocia.

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Louisa Smith – Co-Owner / Travel Writer

Louisa is a professional travel blogger with an insatiable wanderlust for exploring the captivating country of Turkey. Born in the UK and raised by two Travel Agent parents, she was born with a perpetual case of the travel bug and now travels full time as a travel writer. Louisa has embarked on numerous adventures across Turkey, and shares her first-hand expertise and experience about her favorite destinations in Turkey, such as Antalya, Alanya, Fethiye and Bodrum.

Our Mission

The aim of this travel blog is to help travelers to Turkey get inspired, educated and cultured about traveling in Turkey.

We are dedicated to sharing the best of what this country has to offer based on our own personal experiences and thorough research. We often share our opinions, tips and recommendations, so you, the reader, can feel confident about your upcoming trip.

We value our readers and want them to get the best experience possible, so we strive to be true and honest when sharing expert tips and advice, not only when sharing ideas for things to do, places to see, and how to create a plan, but also about the lifestyle and culture in Turkey, too.

This blog is not about storytelling, it’s a visual journey. Most of our guides feature our own photography to get you feeling inspired.

All of our insightful guides are based on our own trips to Turkey and the things we’ve learned from our adventures.

We developed a sense of wanderlust when visiting Turkey, and we want our readers to have the same feeling.

Whether it’s your first time visiting Turkey and you need to plan ahead of time, or you’ve just landed and need inspiration, we hope this blog serves as a valuable resource to help you plan the best trip to Turkey possible.

As Seen On

Sean and Louisa have both shared their expertise about traveling in Turkey on several well known publications and media outlets. Our advice has been featured on:

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