Turkey Tour & Travel Guide – Part 2, Regions of Turkey & Places to Visit

Turkey is divided up into 07 main regions, which are then subdivided into 81 provinces. Each province is then subdivided into a total of 923 districts. Below you will find a brief outline each region, noting the main provinces and a few highlights for which each are most famous. Aegean Region One of the most popular regions of Turkey, the jewels in its crown being … Continue reading Turkey Tour & Travel Guide – Part 2, Regions of Turkey & Places to Visit

Turkey Tour & Travel Guide – Part 1, The Basics

In this first part we will cover for you the following points: Why visit Turkey Useful tips for visitors such as visas, language, currency, etc Weather in Turkey A brief history of Turkey In additional parts to follow, so be sure to refer back to our blog frequently, we will also be providing you with: PART 2 : Regions of Turkey and the main areas … Continue reading Turkey Tour & Travel Guide – Part 1, The Basics

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Ultimate Guide to Build Your Greece Honeymoon Package

Greece is one of the most popular destinations for honeymooners. Its amazing landscapes, delicious cuisine, luxury hotels and sandy beaches make it a great choice for your honeymoon. In this article we aim to give you some ideas and assist couples with planning their Greek honeymoon to create enjoyable moments by selecting some of the best hotels, restaurants & activities etc. In this first edition of our “honeymoon section” we will … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Build Your Greece Honeymoon Package

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Povitica – a Croatian Treat

Is it bread or cake – who cares when it tastes so good! Povitica, or Croatian walnut bread, is a nostalgic favorite of many Eastern Europeans and their descendants. Pronounced Pov-e-Tee-za, this Eastern European sweet bread is traditionally served at Christmas, but makes a delicious tea time treat throughout the year. Ingredients: 500 g flour 3.5 g yeast 1 egg 2 egg yolks 100 g butter 500 g … Continue reading Povitica – a Croatian Treat

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Barcelona – a quick guide

Barcelona’s history, culture and traditions make it a fascinating destination for travelers to Spain. It’s long and rich history has been influenced by the inhabitation of Carthaginians, Visigoths, Muslims and Catalans. Barcelona is today a modern city, but has managed to maintain its heritage and Gothic center, almost entirely intact. Below you will find a simple list of what we suggest ever first timer to … Continue reading Barcelona – a quick guide

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St Paul – The Ultimate Missionary

Saint Paul was born in Tarsus (near Mersin, in modern day Turkey) and became one of the most important and influential of all the saints, influencing the growth and development of the Church since the first century. Paul set out on his missionary journeys to carry the message of Jesus Christ through Syria, Turkey & Greece. One can trace his path through Acts and visit the locations … Continue reading St Paul – The Ultimate Missionary

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Croatia – A Mediterranean Dream

Untouched coastline of crystal clear waters, over ten thousand islands with hidden bays and stunning beaches, a rich cultural & historical heritage with many UNESCO sites to explore, breathtaking landscapes … Croatia is a paradise that will fill your heart. Croatia benefits from a rich cultural heritage reflected in its many museums, palaces, churches and cities, where even a short walk turns into a magical … Continue reading Croatia – A Mediterranean Dream

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Turkish Bath – relax in the hamams of Istanbul

A Turkish bath is something that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. The most impressive examples are found in Istanbul, capital of the Ottoman Empire and former capital of the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantines considered themselves the direct cultural successors to the Roman Empire, where public baths were a staple feature of the community and the Ottomans adopted and continued this practice … Continue reading Turkish Bath – relax in the hamams of Istanbul

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Jordan – 10 fast facts

The land of Jordan lies along an ancient and well-used trade route. A country filled with ancient monuments, stunning nature reserves and seaside resorts. The most famous is the archaeological site of Petra, the Nabatean capital dating to around 300BCE, set in a narrow valley with tombs, temples and monuments carved into the surrounding pink sandstone cliffs. Below are a few interesting facts about Jordan … Continue reading Jordan – 10 fast facts