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Air BnB: The Turquoise House In Istanbul, Turkey

Finding accommodations is a huge part of trip-planning. Where you stay can alter your whole vacation. Which is why planning your trip around where you will be spending a portion of each day is as important as planning the trip itself. In the summer of 2014, my family and I had the opportunity to visit […]

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5 Street Food Spots to Visit While Exploring Old Istanbul

To fully appreciate and immerse oneself in a culture while traveling, all five senses must be satisfied. We travel to see, to feel, smell, hear, and finally, taste. Food is one of the main aspects to experiencing a place and their customs firsthand. Istanbul offers a wide selection of food, from high-end cuisine to traditional foods in […]

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Appreciating Architecture In Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is a landscape where the past, present, and future exist in unity. Cars drive on cobblestone streets. Newly built shops sit next to ancient architecture, blurring together the new and the old. But a closer look reveals just how much care and effort were put into the old architecture, built entirely without the handiness of modern technology or machinery. […]

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11 Cities With Amazing Cafes You’ll Love Cozying Up In

Whether it’s on business or vacation, at work or simply on the go, there is nothing like sitting down at just the right cafe. Cafes are little islands of tranquility in the hustle and bustle of big cities. They are centers of life and culture in small towns, and, most importantly, they are the home […]