Turkey

a group of hot air balloons in the sky

Everything You Need to Know About Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia

I’m sure you’ve seen photos of hot air balloons flying over the otherworldly landscape of Cappadocia. Maybe you are hoping to do this, perhaps you’re a bit afraid, or you ...
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A cat sittine on a taxi in Turkey

Visiting Istanbul: The Good, The Bad, and The Startling

As the first step in writing this post, I thumbed through my photos of Istanbul. Steve and I sure saw a lot of beautiful things there. Despite that, it is ...
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Calico cat with green eyes in shrubs

Turkey is for Cat Lovers – With 25 Charming Cat Photos

For three months in the summer and fall of 2022, Steve and I visited eight cities in Turkey. To my delight, each town was full of cats roaming the streets ...
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Horseback riders in Cappadocia

18 Things to Know Before Visiting Cappadocia

Thanks to Instagram, we all know about the enchanting Cappadocian landscape and the epic balloon rides. Like many places that are presented as ideal, there is more to the area ...
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Hookahs on the Turkish Riviera

6 Cities, 6 Vibes on the Turkish Riviera

When you think of visiting Turkey, you probably think of Istanbul or Cappadocia. But did you know that there are many seaside cities and towns that also make for great ...
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