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11 Otherworldy Things to Do in Cappadocia, Turkey

11 Otherworldy Things to Do in Cappadocia, Turkey

Fairy chimneys, sunrise hot air balloons, entire cities built into rock: Cappadocia is like another planet. Visiting here is so unique that I truly can’t think of another place in the world that I’ve visited just like it. There is no shortage of incredible...
An Unmissable 3 Day Cappadocia Itinerary

An Unmissable 3 Day Cappadocia Itinerary

If you’re planning a trip to Cappadocia, you’re in for a magical experience. Hot air balloons rising at dawn, incredible rock formations that look like they come from another planet, and underground cities that defy logic: Cappadocia is like another world....
Planning a Trip to Turkey: An 11-Step Checklist

Planning a Trip to Turkey: An 11-Step Checklist

Turkey is one of our favorite countries in the Balkans! Besides Bulgaria, it’s our most-visited country, as between Stephanie and I we have made eight trips to this stunning country over the past decade… starting in 2011 and returning nearly yearly. We...
7 Steps to Planning a Perfect Istanbul City Break

7 Steps to Planning a Perfect Istanbul City Break

So you have a long weekend in Istanbul planned, and you want to make the most of it? Stephanie and I have been to Istanbul eight times between the two of us, so I think it’s safe to say we know a fair bit about how to plan the perfect Istanbul city break. Since...
25 Hauntingly Beautiful Istanbul Quotes to Inspire You

25 Hauntingly Beautiful Istanbul Quotes to Inspire You

Istanbul is the kind of city that poets and writers love to pen odes to. Whether they write about the city with beauty, sorrow, or hilarity, I always love to come across a tribute to the city tucked away inside novel, poem, or essay. Here are twenty-five of my...
6 Best Cave Hotels in Cappadocia For All Budgets

6 Best Cave Hotels in Cappadocia For All Budgets

Cappadocia is a photography dreamscape, and an essential part of planning your visit to this magical wonderland is picking the best cave hotel in Cappadocia with epic balloon views. While you may think that picking a cave hotel in Cappadocia will cost you a fortune,...