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Istanbul, Turkey Tantalizes the Senses

Istanbul, Turkey Tantalizes the Senses

Considered a favorite city by many Europeans, Istanbul is vibrant, exotic, chaotic and very exciting. I spent eight dynamic days in Istanbul, wandering the lesser known neighborhoods, riding the trams and ferries, zipping back and forth between the Asian and European sides and seeing more than just the mosques’ minarets. Istanbul appealed to all my […]

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Top Turkey Destinations: Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia and More

Top Turkey Destinations: Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia and More

The spires and summits of mosques, churches and rolling hills are the first thing to greet descending travelers as they arrive in one of Turkey’s many airports. A country rich in culture and history, its architecture is one of the most enduring memories visitors take away. With strong influences from the Ottoman Empire, much of […]

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Trending Now: Istanbul’s Hip Neighborhoods, Restaurants

Trending Now: Istanbul’s Hip Neighborhoods, Restaurants

Istanbul is the “Flavor of the Month” for many international travelers and abuzz with “not to be missed” old and new attractions, restaurants, luxe digs, and bohemian neighborhoods. 

If it’s your first visit to Istanbul, the top attractions no one should miss are: the majestic 6th-century Byzantine Basilica of Aya Sophia, the Ottoman Palace of […]

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Gutsy Woman of the Month: Bedriye Hülya

Gutsy Woman of the Month: Bedriye Hülya

I’m going to tell you right away what the best part of my job is: meeting amazing people when I travel. I looked up a friend-of-a friend in Istanbul recently and was really glad I did. Bedriye Hülya is an attractive young woman with an impressive list of accomplishments. She uses her energy, inspiration and skills to help […]

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Love is in the air. Candlelight dinner at 30,000 feet.

Love is in the air. Candlelight dinner at 30,000 feet.

Dream on Marybeth.Who offers a romantic getaway that begins on a flight?   Turkish Airlines, recently voted Europe’s Best Airline for the third consecutive year, that’s who delivers. I had the pleasure of flying Turkish Airlines to Istanbul a few months ago and I was amazed at the level of service and pampered pleasure I […]

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Top Ten Reasons: Turkey

Top Ten Reasons: Turkey

From our friends at Thomson Family Adventures: 1) Maybe you’ve been to all the usual places… but Turkey is NOT a usual place. It’s full of more surprises than we can even  tell you about. 2) History. World history was practically invented in Turkey. From the Roman emperor Constantine to the ruins of Ephesus, the […]

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