Guangzhou

The second station of our Far East tour in our 2013 holiday was Guangzhou which takes place in south part of China. We arrived at Guangzhou East Railway Station from Hong Kong after 2 hours travel by train (HK$ 190). Currency is Chinese Yuan (CNY). 1 Yuan was equal to approximately 0.3 Turkish Liras. Turkish citizens who have regular passports need a visa to enter People’s Republic …

Hong Kong

The first station of our Far East tour was Hong Kong in our 2013 holiday. Hong Kong means “Fragrant Harbor”. Time is 5 hours ahead of Turkey in China. We arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) from Istanbul after 11 hours flight by stopping in Urumqi by China Southern Airlines, the next day we arrived at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) from Beijing after 03:40 …

Bangkok

The last station of our Far East tour was Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Bangkok means “City of Angels”. We arrived at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK) from Phuket after 1.5 hour flight by Nokair. Turkish citizens who have regular passports don’t need visa for 30 days in their travels. We went to the city center  from the airport by train (State Railway …

Phuket

The third station of our Far East tour was Phuket. Time is 4 hours ahead of Turkey in Thailand. We arrived at Phuket Airport (HKT) at 08:00 from Kuala Lumpur after 1.5 hour flight by AirAsia.  Currency is Thai Baht (THB). 1 Thai Baht was equal to approximately 0.06 Turkish Liras. Traffic works from left side here as in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. 1. …

Kuala Lumpur

The second station of our Far East tour was Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur means “Muddy Confluence”. Time is 5 hours ahead of Turkey in Malaysia as in Singapore. We arrived at Kuala Lumpur from Singapore after one hour flight by Tiger Airways.  Currency is Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). 1 Malaysian Ringgit was equal to approximately 0.6 Turkish Liras. Traffic works from left side …

Singapore

Singapore was the first station of our Far East tour, which is one of the city states in the world. Singapore means “Lion City”. Time is 5 hours ahead of Turkey in Singapore. Our flight had taken totally 12.5 hours by Qatar Airways by stopping in Doha. (Turkey-Doha 4 hours, Doha-Singapore 7.5 hours). We arrived at Changi Airport (SIN) after this long travel.  Currency …

Prague

The last station of our travel to Central Europe was Prague (Praha), the capital of Czech Republic. Time is 1 hour back from Turkey in Czech Republic. We arrived at Prague after about 4 hours travel by train from Bratislava. Currency is Czech Koruna (CZK). 1 Czech Koruna was equal to approximately 0.1 Turkish Liras. Turkish citizens who have regular passports need a Schengen visa to …

Vienna

The third station of our travel to Central Europe was Vienna (Wien), the capital of Austria. Time is 1 hour back from Turkey in Austria. Going to Vienna from Bratislava takes about 1 hour by train. Currency is Euro (EUR). 1 Euro was equal to approximately 2.5 Turkish Liras. Turkish citizens who have regular passports need a Schengen visa to enter Austria. Our …

Bratislava

The second station of our travel to Central Europe was Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Time is 1 hour back from Turkey in Slovakia. We arrived at Bratislava after about 3 hours travel by train from Budapest Keleti Railway Station (ticket was 4320 Forints). Currency is Euro (EUR). 1 Euro was equal to approximately 2.5 Turkish Liras. Turkish citizens who have regular passports need …

Budapest

The first station of our travel to Central Europe was Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Budapest became a single city with a unification of Buda and Pest banks of Danube River. Time is 1 hour back from Turkey in Hungary. We arrived at Budapest Ferenc Liszt Airport (BUD) after about 2 hours flight from İstanbul (Malév). Currency is Hungarian Forint (HUF). 1 Forint was equal to …