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Taking a Bosporus River Cruise for 90% off in Istanbul, Turkey.

How to Save 90% on a Bosphorus River Cruise in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the world’s most amazing cities and more and more tourists are discovering its charms every year. Many visitors start with some of the must-see places like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia, both...
by Jim Cheney
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The ruins of Ephesus and the Library of Celsus in southern Turkey.

Discuss: Where Do You Most Want to Return?

Everyone has a travel destination they want to return to. It doesn’t matter if you’ve only traveled to a few places or many, we all have a destination where we just didn’t get enough time to see and do everyth...
by Jim Cheney
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The Whirling Dervishes put on a great demonstration in Konya, Turkey.

Photo of the Week: The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

On the to do list of nearly every traveler to Turkey is seeing a performance by the Whirling Dervishes. The ritual, which has been performed for hundreds of years, is part of a religious service for the Sufi Dervishes, a Muslim...
by Jim Cheney
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The port of Sochi, Russia, as seen from the top deck of the ferry at sunset.

Sochi, Russia: Beaches, Bikinis, and…the Winter Olympics?

In less than a year, the 2014 Winter Olympics will put the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, Russia, on the map. Despite being one of the most popular tourist destinations for Russians, Sochi barely registers on the international...
by Jim Cheney
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Aya Sofia, where Christian frescoes stand alongside Muslim Icons in Istanbul, Turkey.

5 Reasons You Should Visit Turkey on Your Next Trip

Without a doubt, Turkey is one of the world’s hottest tourist destinations. Ranking as the 6th most visited country in the world in 2011, the total number of international tourists nearly doubled between 2004 and 2011. Du...
by Jim Cheney
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Cypriot Meze at Militzis Restaurant, just part Larnaca's old fort, along the sea. One of my favorite Places to Eat.

Larnaca, Cyprus: Much More than an Airport [Guest Post]

Cyprus, an island located in the eastern Mediterranean, has two main airports. Most people fly into Larnaca Airport, but many do not stay and get to know this quaint, walkable town, which was founded by the Greeks in the 14th C...
by a Guest Contributor
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