Summer Travels in Turkey: A Packing List for Women

Originally posted on another site I run, but thought it might be helpful for a few people I know traveling to this side of the Mediterranean later this summer.

Retire Turkey

suitcaseIt’s almost summer, and hopefully you’re planning for a trip to the Turkish Riviera.  If this is your first holiday along the Turkish seaside, you may be wondering what to bring – so we’ve created a complete packing list for you!

First, a few things you should know:

  • The coast can be hot in summer! Think light and breezy when choosing your outfits.
  • Except for a few upscale neighborhoods, most seaside towns are fairly laidback in terms of dress-code.  Leave your high heels at home and make some room in your suitcase for souvenirs to bring back home – or a great pair of handmade leather sandals.
  • Turkey’s shops are well-stocked and cater towards travelers in popular destinations.  Anything you forget at home you can probably find within a few minutes of your apartment or hotel.

Clothing Essentials

The coast will be hot, but it will also be breezy; dress…

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