Marmara Region where east indeed meets west. To the north west, Greece and Bulgaria add to local traditions. Istanbul, Turkey’s largest and most vibrant city stands, a bustling, vibrant, cosmopolitan hive of energy. Soaked in history and reminisce of the Ottoman times. The ancient Ottoman capital of Bursa is known not only for its historic architecture but also where Turkey’s elite spend their winters skiing on the mountain of Uludağ. A must visit region for every traveller.