What's New in Turkey.1. The Best of Turkey.1 The Most Unforgettable Travel Experiences.Midnight Express: Fact or Fiction?2 The Best Small Towns.3 The Best Ruins & Archaeological Sites.4 The Best Museums, Mosques & Churches.5 The Best Beaches.6 The Best Splurge Hotels.7 The Best One-of-a-Kind Places to Stay.8 The Best Stuff to Bring Home.The Best Turkey Websites.2. Planning Your Trip to Turkey.1 The Regions in Brief .2 Visitor Information, EntryRequirements & Money.What Things Cost in Istanbul.3 When to Go.Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan.Turkey Calendar of Events.4 Insurance.5 Health & Safety.6 Specialized Travel Resources.Important Tips for Women Travelers.7 Getting There.8 Package Tours & Escorted Tours.All About the Blue Voyage.9 Getting Around.Don't Let Taxi Drivers Take You for a Ride.10 Tips on Accommodations.11 Recommended Books & Films.Fast Facts: Turkey.3. Suggested Turkey Itineraries.1 The Best of Turkey in 1 Week.2 The Best of Turkey in 2 Weeks.4. Istanbul.1 Orientation.Frommer's Favorite Istanbul Experiences.Istanbul's Neighborhoods in Brief.2 Getting Around.Fast Facts: Istanbul .3 Where to Stay.A Mystery Worthy of Agatha Christie Herself .4 Where to Dine.5 What to See & Do in Istanbul.700 Years of Turkish Jews.Steam Heat: Taking the Hamam.6 Shopping.Caveat Emptor!Carpet-Buying Tips.7 Istanbul After Dark.8 Side Trips from Istanbul.5. Short Hops from Istanbul: Around the Sea of Marmara & the North Aegean.1 Bursa.Water, Water Everywhere: Turkey's Mineral Springs.2 Canakkale.3 Gallipoli (Gelibolu).4 Troy.5 Bergama.6. The Central & Southern Aegean Coasts.1 Izmir.Fast Facts: Izmir.2 Highlights of the Cesme Peninsula.3 Selcuk.4 Ephesus.5 Kusadasi.6 Pamukkale & Hierapolis.7 Bodrum.Fast Facts: Bodrum.7. The Turquoise & Mediterranean Coasts. The Lycian Way & St. Paul's Trail.1 Marmaris & the Datca Peninsula.Fast Facts: Marmaris.2 Dalyan & Kaunos.Unchartered Territory: Between Fethiye & Dalyan.3 Fethiye & Oludeniz.Fast Facts: Fethiye.Fast Facts: Oludeniz .4 Kalkan.5 Kas.Kalekoy (Ancient Simena).6 Demre.They Kidnapped the Wrong Guy.7 Antalya.Fast Facts: Antalya.8. Cappadocia & the Interior.1 Exploring the Region.2 Urgup.3 Goreme.4 Uchisar.The Caravansaries of the Silk Road.5 Derinkuyu & Kaymakli.6 The Ihlara Valley.7 Kayseri .The "Whirling" Dervishes.9. Ankara.1 Orientation.Father of Turkey: The Man Called Ataturk.Fast Facts: Ankara.2 Where to Stay.3 Where to Dine.4 What to See & Do.5 Shopping.6 Ankara After Dark.7 A Side Trip to the Hittite Capital of Hattusas.Appendix A: Turkey in Depth.1 History 101.Dateline.Selcuk Sultans-The Rum Line.The Ottoman Sultans.Suleyman the Magnificent: Pragmatic Statesman.The Kurdish Question.2 Arts, Culture & Music.3 Food & Drink.A Restaurant Primer.4 An Overview of Islam.Appendix B: A Glossary of Useful Turkish Phrases.1 Pronunciation Guide.2 Basic Vocabulary.3 Glossary of Terms.4 Menu Guide.Index.List of MapsTurkey.Istanbul at a Glance.Eminonu Hotels & Restaurants.Beyoglu Hotels & Restaurants.Istanbul Attractions.The Sea of Marmara & North Aegean.The Gallipoli Peninsula.The Central & Southern Aegean Coasts.Izmir.Ephesus.Bodrum.The Turquoise & Mediterranean Coasts.Fethiye.Antalya.Cappadocia.Urgup.Ankara Accommodations, Dining & Attractions.Turkey's Ancient Civilizations.
Lynn A. Levine has contributed to a number of Frommer's titles, including Frommer's Italy from $70 a Day and Frommer's Southeast Asia. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Elle, MSNBC/Newsweek Budget Travel, Travel Holiday, and the UN Chronicle. She is a communications consultant for UNICEF and also runs the website www.talkingturkey.com.