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Turkey

1,000 Places, Plus the Next Top 5 Emerging Destinations

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Posted in Asia, Destinations, Europe, India, Middle East, Planning, South America, Turkey

Uncharted territory is a thing of the past, but there are still plenty of fabulous places to visit before they’re overrun by hordes of spring breakers.  And if there’s anyone who can predict the top 5 up-and-coming travel destinations, it’s Patricia Schultz, author of the New York Times Best Seller
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Duck the Heat With a Visit to Istanbul’s Basilica Cistern

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Posted in Activities, Turkey

Istanbul is a melting pot — Asia butting up against Europe, Byzantine symbols displayed along Muslim icons and a food lover’s mashup with diverse tastes from throughout the centuries. The immense myriad of attractions means many visitors spend their days hoofing it from neighborhood to neighborhood, sometimes hopping on the
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Where to stay in Istanbul

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Posted in Accommodations, Turkey

For millennia Istanbul has been recognised and admired as one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world. This unique metropolis was once the capital for three world-spanning empires: Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. The hundreds of emperors and sultans that reigned over the city for more than 16
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World’s Oddest Museums for Spying Extremely Odd Oddities

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Posted in Activities, Canada, Czech Republic, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Historical travel, North America, Style, Turkey, Uncategorized, United States of America

Museums sometimes seem to fall into the same old categories and might not always be very enthralling, even if a particular museum has a good reputation. At the museums featured here, they don’t have such problems, because their collections are anything but ordinary — and they really can’t even be
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Alternative Ski Destinations

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Posted in Europe, Holiday Travel, Middle East, Turkey

Ski holidays are to winter what the beach is to summer. They’re fun, family-friendly and give you the chance to revert back to childhood for some good old fashioned frolicking in the snow. While the snow-bunny herds flock to the fashionable ski resorts – where crowded slopes and booked-out accommodations
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Turkey – tea with the locals

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Posted in Destinations, Europe, Turkey

Yes, the British and the Japanese have their tea customs and rituals, and I wouldn’t want to take away from the special nature of either of those cultures. But if I had to choose where I would most like to have a cup of tea with the locals, it would
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