Ankara, the country's capital, is located 280 miles (451 kilometers) east of Tuzla, while Istanbul lies 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northeast.
From firmly-established, must-see spots to still-undiscovered gems, Istanbul - Marmara Region is crisscrossed with fabulous attractions. Examples of places in the vicinity of Tuzla are Biga, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Tekirdag, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south.
If you're looking for experiences that won't wreak havoc on the budget, why not take a little tour of Istanbul - Marmara Region's numerous outdoor attractions such as gardens and open-air exhibits. This region is known for its fine ruins; these are often testaments to the region's rich past.
Broaden your horizons and book one of the city walking tours and culinary tours. There are a number on offer in Istanbul - Marmara Region.
To really get to know the area you are in, make sure you stop in at the region's bars, cafés and restaurants. Often, these are the best spots to strike up a conversation with friendly locals as well as sample local specialities. Wheat and grapes are two of the signature ingredients. Follow the lead of the locals and order iskender kebap (lamb with yogurt on pita bread) or lahmacun (turkish pizza). Tavuk göğüsü (milk pudding), a good way to finish your meal. Taste a glass or two of chardonnay or riesling. These are two types of wine that are commonly drunk in this area.
When you have to head off and say "Hoşçakal", you'll have plenty of happy memories to keep forever.