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13 Anatolian Adventures – Getting Active in Turkey

In 2011, Turkey attracted over 31 million tourists – a 3 million increase on its figures for 2010, and more than triple the figures a decade ago. What has made this fascinating region so appealing in the last decade? Combined with an increased effort from the government to increase tourism, plus large immigrant populations in […]

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10 Highlights of Istanbul, Turkey

It’s impossible to describe Istanbul without resorting to clichés. The term ‘east-meets-west’ is over-used, as is ‘ancient-meets-modern’, but as hackneyed as these expressions may be, they’re no less true. Gracefully straddling the border between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is an eclectic, polyglot cocktail of cultures, fusing together the most vibrant aspects of the languages, cuisines […]

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