Clear turquoise water on the Aegean coast of Turkey.

Turkey’s Regional Climates

Turkey’s climate varies greatly by region. Here’s what kind of weather to expect year-round in the Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranean, and Anatolian areas.

Tulips blooming in the gardens outside Topkapı Palace in Istanbul.

Planning Your Time in Istanbul

Before you visit Istanbul, here’s some advice to help decide how long to stay in the city, what time of year to visit, where to spend your time & more.

Three travelers trekking in the Andes along the Salcantay route to Machu Pichhu.

A Beginners’ Guide to Trekking Peru

Peru is one of the world’s top trekking destinations, and the Inca Trail is Peru’s number one trek. Here’s how to get started planning, the best times to go, and other practicalities.