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How to travel from Istanbul to Anzac Cove

Located in the northwest of Turkey, the Gallipoli Peninsula was the site of extensive fighting during World War I involving Australian and New Zealand Allied forces against Turkish forces. Also known as the Battle of the Dardanelles, the Gallipoli Campaign saw devastating losses on both sides and its battlefields and cemeteries have now become a […]

What to do on Anzac Day

Anzac Day takes place each year on the 25th April, remembering the day Australian and New Zealand troops landed at Gallipoli during World War I. It is a moment to remember those who sacrificed their lives for their countries and to celebrate the Anzac Spirit of mate ship, courage, endurance and good humour. It’s the […]

Why do we celebrate Anzac Day?

A day to reflect and remember, Anzac Day (25th April) marks the day that the Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps (ANZAC) landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. It was part of a strategic move by Allied forces to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula and control the entrance to the Dardanelles, which was an important […]

Attending the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli with children

Anzac Day is one of the most important days of remembrance in the Australian and New Zealand calendars and an important moment to reflect and celebrate the Anzac Spirit. Traveling to Turkey to be a part of the Anzac Day Dawn Service is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and one that many want to share with their […]