Alaçatı, Turkey’s picturesque coastal town

Just a 45 minute drive from Izmir lies the beautiful coastal town of Alaçatı. Famous for its cobbled streets, taş evleri (stone houses) boutique hotels and now considered one of the worlds best destination for Windsurfing. Alaçatı is generally quite during the daytime as locals and tourists alike head...

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photo by Eren Sarigul

Top 5 greatest quotes about Istanbul

1. "If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul." Alphonse de Lamartine 2. "Istanbul is inspiring because it has its own code of architecture, literature, poetry, music." Christian Louboutin 3. "If the earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its...

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Taksim is located on the European side of Istanbul and in recent history has become the city's beating heart. Taksim is a fantastic place to stay during your trip as it is a major leisure district where some of Istanbul's best hotels, restaurants and shops...

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