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8 Places That Look Like Something Out Of A Fairytale

We often take our world for granted, wishing instead for something more fantastical, like the magical world of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or C.S Lewis’s Narnia. But what we don’t realize is that we have our fairytale-like places right here, within grasp in the real world. Through these eight sites, let go of the imaginary and […]

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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 Hidden Colorful Wonders In Istanbul Turkey

With its grand architecture, urban streets, and the large Bosphorus river right at its center, there’s never a dull moment in the wondrous city of Istanbul. The city of minarets is home to some of the world’s most known landmarks, like the Hagia Sophia or the Blue Mosque. Hidden behind these colossal wonders are bits and […]

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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 […]

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Make Sleeping Fun Again With These 10 Unique Hotels

There seems to be no place we won’t try sleeping at least once. From cabins balanced high on forest branches, to feather beds under the sea, people are constantly leaving the comfort of their own bedrooms for stranger and wilder accommodations. Before heading out on your next vacation, take a look at these 10 unusual […]

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7 Fantastic Hot Springs From Around The World (One Has Monkeys!!!)

Whether it’s a bubbling tub in California or a boiling pool on the Tibetan plateau, hot springs are a therapeutic addition to any vacation. Take a dip into mineral-rich waters that soak away your aches and pains. An hour or two in one of these pools promises softer skin, relaxed muscles, and a more calm […]