Istanbul is known for its rich culture and the Bosphorus that divides the city, as only city in the world, into two continents: Europe and Asia. What many people do not know is that in Istanbul they know how to party! In Istanbul,There is so much to do that every night out I go to a new bar or club. All very beautiful and...pricey. (Also something you might not expect from this city.) Yet, if you ever have a chance to go to Istanbul, one night be sure to visit at least one of the clubs. An awsome experience. But…
Like a freshly frothed cup of its famously robust coffee, Turkey packs a flavourful punch for the traveller seeking something more exciting than a just-add-water getaway. Here, east and west collide, resulting in a unique mosaic of cultural influences which have impacted on its history, cuisine and architecture. Not to mention the landscape: from the rugged mountains of the east across rolling highlands and plains to the coastline of Aegean Sea. For a reasonable snapshot of Turkey you need to visit a range of its regions to realise the diversity of this incredible land. Here are a few suggested places…
Turkey is a country that is popular for its glorious history and ancient buildings. If you are looking for a pressure free get-away, this is the privilege spot to arrange your visit. This nation can give you a complete unwinding from the hurrying around of city life. The pleasant scenes, innumerable landmarks, inviting and accommodating local people, rich society and artworks will all make your outing extraordinary. Hagia Sophia Museum At the point when talking about chronicled destinations in Turkey, Hagia Sophia Museum is a paramount milestone in this nation. This spot initially started its trip as a congregation and…
No other metropolis on earth compares to Dubai. Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is home to the world's tallest building and several breathtaking manmade islands that have turned the city into a household name around the world. Their iconic innovations and architecture combined with white sands and year-round sun draw an increasing number of foreign tourists every year. To keep up with these hordes of cash-wielding foreigners, hotels in Dubai have taken excess to the extreme. The next time you find yourself in Dubai for a day or two, check out some of these over-the-top monuments of excessi--Dubai's…
Turkey is a country with a diverse historical past, stretching back 4000 years and has played roles in major historical events including the founding of the Great Hun Empire, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, WW1 and many more until they became the Republic of Turkey in 1923. So with all these huge historical events under their belt, if you’ve just booked some last minute deals to Turkey for you and your favourite history buff then let us suggest some great historical landmarks you should definitely visit on your next trip. The Mausoleum of Mausolus Nestled in the Aegean Coast,…
Ever a city of cultural convergence and commerce, modern Istanbul’s 11 to 12 million annual international visitors can find themselves beckoned into shops and restaurants in their native tongues. There are a great many things to see in Turkey, but for the traveler looking for a truly unique experience, the Grand Bazaar is a feast for the senses. Constructed in the 1450s following the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople, the Grand Bazaar is alive with color, smells, and sounds. With over 5000 shops, the market is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with closures on Sundays and…
We turn away from the airport onto a quiet, winding road. Tiny towns are scattered across the desolate landscape, each one filled with partially constructed buildings that seem to have been abandoned as hastily as they have been built. The structures look new and untouched, as if the owners might return any moment to re-inhabit them. Bedouin camps dot the landscape between the ghost towns. The makeshift structures are made of tin, cardboard, scraps of cloth, and bits of goat hair; in sharp contrast to their concrete counterparts these portable homes are bustling with life. Children play, goats graze on…
What are mud volcanoes? Mud volcano. Image: wikipedia commons Mud volcanoes are channels for releasing pressurized gas and mineral water from great depths of the earth (even 812km) and depositing them on the surface where they form cones that can reach up to 700m in height, although usually they are about 1m high. The width, on the other hand, can range from a few centimeters to a few kilometers. They are also close cousins to magmatic volcanoes. Both types of volcanoes can erupt powerfully and throw flames to great heights, both can spew out millions of cubic meters of clay…

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