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What about Horticulture experience in Turkey?

This spring in Turkey will be awesome again! What about taking a journey along Turkish history and culture through its horticulture, gardens and botany? If yes, we recommend you to check out the itinerary of the “Horticulture & Culture Tour of Turkey with Gursan Ergil” between 25 April and 11 May, 2014.



Istanbul, Edirne, Canakkale, Ayvalik, Ephesus, Kutahya and Bursa… This 17-day horticulture tour will take you through; Historical Parks & Gardens, Lectures, Private Landscapes, Arboretums, Nature walks for wild flowers, Organic Farms, Vineyards, Artist Studios, Botanic Gardens, Nurseries and Authentic Local Life while paying a visit to beautiful towns and cities along our way.

.. and our tour leader: Gursan Ergil

Gursan Ergil spent six years living in the United States and studying landscape design, history, and preservation at Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum, where he later lectured on Islamic Gardens for two years. Ergil currently works as landscape curator at Prince’s Island Museum in Istanbul and he is the author of the book ‘Gardens of Princes Islands’.


Benefits of Reading

It’s a good infograph that includes the data should be considered in. Let’s take a pause surfing the Internet and read book :)

We recommend some books to read in the list of Top 10 Travel Books of Amazon Bestsellers:

– Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains – Jon Krakauer

– Humans of New York – Brandon Stanton

– The Art of Becoming Homeless – Sara Alexi

– Wild – Cheryl Strayed

– Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls – David Sedaris

– A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail – Billy Bryson

– Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert M. Pirsig

– Shayla’s Story – Beverly Preston

– AWOL on the Appalachian Trail – David Miller

– Born to Run – Christopher McDougall




We are a member of TIES!

Unison Turkey is a member of The International Ecotourism Society now. At a glance, The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) is a non-profit association committed to promoting responsible tourism practices that benefit conservation and communities. Representing the voices of stakeholders from all corners of the world, TIES’ global network supports and is supported by members from over 90 countries, who are leading the vital efforts to make travel and tourism more sustainable (quotation from the official Facebook page of TIES)

For detailed information, news, and programs about the society, visit the website of TIES.


A Journey from Houston to Istanbul

Unison Turkey was mentioned on travel writer Kate Parham’s “Istanbul, Three Ways” article on Houston Chronicle.

“If it’s your first trip to Istanbul, consider hiring a guide from Unison Turkey, a boutique tour operator known for their local andhistorical expertise and friendly guides (all of which speak English)” Kate Parham said.

Read the Parham’s full article about her Istanbul journey here.