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Turkey — A natural bridgehead between Europe and the Middle East and Central Asia, Turkey is a vast country surrounded by sea on three sides. Beach resorts, ski runs, countless ancient ruins, soaring mountains with long-distance trekking routes, and the vibrant, ever-changing metropolis of Istanbul, ensure that there’s something here for everyone.

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For the Mediterranean hot-spots, a remarkable mix of cultures, ancient sights, and endless activity.

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Why You Should Visit Istanbul in the Winter

December 16, 2014 by Nicole Serratore

Istanbul might be snowy during the winter, but visiting in low season means more discounts, fewer crowds, and time for (warm) pleasures like historic museums ... Read More »


Cruise Tracker: Ocean & River Packages, A Shiny New Terminal, and More

November 04, 2014 by Donna Tunney

Which cruise lines are making headlines this week? We’ve got the latest on ocean and river combo itineraries, a new East Coast cruise terminal, and more. Can't ... Read More »


5 Great Places to Stuff Your Face in Istanbul

July 25, 2014 by Stephen Lioy

With culinary influences extending from Central Asia clear through the Caucasus to the Mediterranean, the food in Turkey is justifiably world-famous. At the ... Read More »


New (and Affordable) in Istanbul: Chic Hotels & Culinary Hot Spots

July 17, 2014 by Chanize Thorpe

Maybe it's the markets selling exotic spices and flavorful tea, or maybe it's the alluring juxtaposition of ancient mosques and modern architecture. And then ... Read More »


Turkey: Cruising the Affordable, Culturally Rich Golden Horn

July 11, 2014 by Stephen Lioy

Cruising down the Bosphorus is one of the most popular tourist activities in Istanbul, but most people will pay way too much (50 Turkish lira/$40 or more) to sit ... Read More »

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