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Up up and away: 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the World
Family travel writer, blogger and photographer
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Why Everyone Loves Turkey
From the moment I stepped into Istanbul, and on my last footsteps out of this city, I was fortunate to experience local Turkish hospitality. It could have been driven by the fact that I was travelling alone, or from the sympathy glances I got when I had a mounting backpack on me.
Video Travel Bite: Kaymaklı, Turkey
From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we visit the underground world of Kaymaklı, Turkey, which provided an almost ready-made refuge for Turks during invasions and persecutions through the centuries.
Six Reasons Cappadocia Turkey Should be on Your Travel Short List
Food and Travel Blogger at Venturists.net
After looking at some rather dramatic reports on the news, a visit to Turkey may have moved down a few notches on your travel planning short-list. But maybe you should reconsider, or adjust that thought. Cappadocia Turkey is an island of calm sitting in the very center of Turkey.
12 Incredible Places to Visit in Turkey
Travel + lifestyle photojournalist and founder of projectinspo...
Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful, historical and geographically diverse places on Earth. Here are 12 places that
These Views Can Be Yours With One Hot Air Balloon Ride
It could take a while to walk through Turkey's transcendental forest of fairy chimneys -- rock formations formed by ancient
Hoodoos of Cappadocia
Travel Writer, Videographer, Documentary Filmmaker
Turkey's central plateau is home to a very unique set of geological features known as "hoodoos." Over the centuries these hoodoos, also known as "fairy chimneys," have been carved out to create monasteries, castles, homes, churches and entire cities.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep" Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes: A Masterpiece
Associate Professor of Cinema and Theater at the University of...
Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan took home the Palme d'Or this year with his outstanding achievement, Winter Sleep. No surprise here at Cannes, where this 3 ½ hour film was the buzz all week.
Insanely Cool Hotels You'll Have To Stay In To Believe
A Hotel Fit For An Olympian (Or A King) We Wouldn't Mine Staying Here At All If you're into the whole floor-to-ceiling windows
Hot Air Balloon In Cappadocia, Turkey On This Travel Tuesday
If you thought winter looks wondrous, check out these stunning summer flights! It's easy to see why when you look at the
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Living the Cappadocia Experience up Close and From Afar
PhD Student and World Traveler
Imagine a place that is so naturally beautiful and full of history you will feel awestruck from sunup to sundown. Add to that some hot air balloons and the ability to live inside the cave formations that make this place so special and you have Cappadocia.
War Threatens Palmyra, UNESCO Pleads for Syrian Heritage Protection
Director of Media Unlimited in Lebanon
Cartwheeling Around the World
Emily Jane O'Dell
Resident Fellow in Islamic Law at Yale Law School
For the past decade, I've been wandering like a dervish around the globe -- trying to see things from a different perspective -- specifically, upside down. While some people fly or sail around the world, I'm trying to cartwheel across this great Earth.
10 Amazing Visuals from a Trip Around the World
Travel Writer, Videographer, Documentary Filmmaker
The 30 Postcards Project has taken me to places remote and places familiar, in 56 countries and counting, from the southernmost city in the world to the northernmost point in continental Europe.
Ballooning over Cappadocia
What's your take on ballooning in your travels? Where is it best? Do you feel it's safe? I've never been big on ballooning
25 Incredible Ways To Propose Abroad On The Road
Tours and activities around the world
For an adventurous way to mark your engagement, explore the jungle from the back of Thailand's gentle giants with an elephant ride in Phuket.
Rick Steves: My Favorite Travel Moments Of 2011
With each trip I take, I bring home magic memories -- travelers' gold nuggets of experiences I will remember all my life. Thoughtful, rewarding travel goes way beyond collecting famous sights.
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Andrew Rogers: Rhythms of Life on Seven Continents
Andréa R. Vaucher
The first land art piece Andrew Rogers created was a monumental Chai in Israel's Arava Desert in 1999. The Hebrew symbol represents a toast -- To Life! -- and in the twelve years since, Rogers has certainly been living the life.
Delighting in Turkey's Intimate Destinations
Travel Writer. Editor, Culture-ist Magazine
While what you read in guidebooks about visiting "must-see" attractions should be considered, it would be a shame to miss some of Turkey's smaller, more intimate spots.
Traveling Foreign? Music Is the Universal Language
Has traveled to 130 countries and written about them all
When we travel, we are ambassadors for America. Often we are judged for our expensive clothes and the money we spend, one of the reasons I started carrying around my harmonica. Music is a universal language that makes people smile, clap and tap.
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Matchmaker in the Know: Finding Romance in Turkey
Professional Matchmaker; President of SamanthasTable.com; Foun...
Have you ever wondered where to find romance in Turkey? Here's what I know...
The World's Strangest Landscape? (PHOTOS)
How I Became an Eclipse Chaser -- And Dragged My Family Along!
Suzanne Deal Booth
Director of Friends of Heritage Preservation
Eclipse chasing is a serious endeavor. The first time I chased one was with my 16 year old daughter in 2006 in Cappadocia, Turkey, not far from the first recorded total solar eclipse.
Easter in Cappadocia
Associate Professor of Cinema and Theater in Paris
Even if one is not religious, it is one of the nicest places to spend Easter: Cappadocia, Turkey, the home of the fairy chimneys, huge lunar pillars, cones, and spires rising in a crisp blue-white sky.
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