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  • 12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Turkey’s Çanakkale Region

    12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Turkey’s Çanakkale Region

    Jan 18, 2019 Turkey

    I recently had the opportunity to visit Troy and Gallipoli on a tour of Turkey’s Çanakkale province (pronounced “Chan-uh-ka-lay”). I knew there’d be a lot to learn from these famous sites, but I did not expect Çanakkale to be such a wonderful off-the-beat…

  • Unlock Turkey Mobile App: Get Free Wi-Fi For Your Vacation In Turkey

    Unlock Turkey Mobile App: Get Free Wi-Fi For Your Vacation In Turkey

    Jun 28, 2016 Product Reviews

    If you’re planning a vacation to Turkey, take a look at this free mobile app which gives you 300 minutes of free public Wi-Fi access, PLUS it includes a handy guide with interactive maps, photos, useful contacts, currency converter, exclusive discounts fo…

  • 52 Amazing Pictures That Will Convince You To Visit Istanbul

    52 Amazing Pictures That Will Convince You To Visit Istanbul

    Apr 17, 2016 Turkey

    Istanbul is precipitously perched between east and west. At the convergence of cultures, continents and empires. Turkey been the home to over a dozen empires over the last 4000 years, including Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. Every dynasty has left its last…

  • 37 Luxurious Reasons To Stay At Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

    37 Luxurious Reasons To Stay At Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

    Oct 29, 2014 Croatia

    During a recent weekend trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia we fell in love. We were already starting to fall for the beautiful country of Croatia over the last few weeks, and Dubrovnik sealed the deal.

  • On The Hunt For Truly Turkish Food

    On The Hunt For Truly Turkish Food

    Oct 5, 2013 Turkey

    When it comes to food, Turkey has a similar style to Israel so by getting familiar with our post from Israel you will have a good head start. However, as Turkey is literally at the crossroads of East and West, it also sports more international cuisine.

  • Top 5 Essential Destinations In Istanbul

    Top 5 Essential Destinations In Istanbul

    Oct 5, 2013 Turkey

    Istanbul is a vibrant city with too much to do in a short amount of time. Our 5 days in Istanbul was simply not enough, no surprises there. But what we did manage to pack into a few days in Istanbul were all highlights for us.

  • 2-Day Whirlwind Tour of Cappadocia, Turkey: Day 2

    2-Day Whirlwind Tour of Cappadocia, Turkey: Day 2

    Oct 2, 2013 Turkey

    The 2nd day of our tour through Cappadocia including the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, a magic ice-cream show, panoramic views, yummy Turkish lunch, the beauty of rugs & a viagra market. Join us in this nature wonderland.

  • 2-Day Whirlwind Tour of Cappadocia, Turkey: Day 1

    2-Day Whirlwind Tour of Cappadocia, Turkey: Day 1

    Oct 1, 2013 Turkey

    The reputation of Cappadocia, Turkey as one of this planet’s most beautiful regions is not without merit. Here is day 1 of our tour through nature's wonderland. Including Imagination Valley, Hermit Valley, Underground Cities, Ceramic Art & one big bloody…

  • How Do You Know You’re in a Luxury Hotel in Istanbul?

    How Do You Know You’re in a Luxury Hotel in Istanbul?

    Sep 26, 2013 Turkey

    During our visit to Istanbul we made the smart choice of staying 5 nights at the Eresin Crown Hotel which, for us, has set the benchmark on luxury hotels.

  • You Won’t Want To Miss One Sunrise at Taskonaklar, Cappadocia

    You Won’t Want To Miss One Sunrise at Taskonaklar, Cappadocia

    Sep 25, 2013 Turkey

    During our trip to Turkey, we had the pleasure of staying at the fabulous Taskonaklar Hotel for 3 nights, nestled in Ucister, the highest point in the region of Cappadocia. Home to dozens and dozens of hot air balloons silently floating in the clear sky a…

  • Cappadocia Changed My Mind About Living In A Cave

    Cappadocia Changed My Mind About Living In A Cave

    Sep 23, 2013 Turkey

    Bear cave? Bat cave? Cavemen? Any preconceived ideas on caves will be blown out of the water. There are no animals, semi-humanoid species or superheroes in these caves, but you may find Russell Crowe or TWB.

  • Gettin’ High in Cappadocia: Hot Air Ballooning in Turkey

    Gettin’ High in Cappadocia: Hot Air Ballooning in Turkey

    Sep 9, 2013 Turkey

    All I could hear was the gentle breeze softly whispering past the hot air balloon and the occasional whoosh of the flame filling the ballon, as we soared on smooth streams of air. The warm sun breached the nearby plateau casting a warm, encompassing glow …

  • Turkey

    Turkey

    Aug 25, 2013 Destinations

    We were so close we couldn't bear to skip this wonder of a country that everyone raves about. 4 destinations in less than 3 weeks.

  • The Million-Dollar Rainforest House with the Most Breathtaking Views in Puerto Rico

    The Million-Dollar Rainforest House with the Most Breathtaking Views in Puerto Rico

    May 21, 2013 Puerto Rico

    When one steps into such an magnificent rainforest home with killer views, you can feel two ways. One: overwhelmed, over cautious, pretentious. Two: at home and want to stay forever. I definitely felt the second one.