Holy place is never empty
Hagia Sophia, here to stop, the Lord Ordered the peoples and kings, Because your dome, according to the witness, As a chain suspended from heaven... Where did your Builder generous,…

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Child of the dungeon
In the heart of the bustling Istanbul tourist area Sultanahmet there is one hidden and completely unique place, which few people know. Surrounded by Hagia Sophia on one side and…

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Mountain Turkey. The trail of the ark
The phrase from the song "only mountains can be Better than mountains" in Turkey acquires a special sound, since about 2/3 of the territory of this country is mountainous. Mountains…

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Turquoise fairy tale of Green canyon
There is such an interesting science — the psychology of color. It says that green symbolizes peace, blue — spirituality and care, blue — harmony, and turquoise — gives new…

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Marash ice cream

If only it were all over the world…

It all started on a frosty morning, when my thirteen-year-old daughter Violetta and I came to the intersection of the Moscow ring road with the Minsk highway, intending to hitchhike to Egypt and there, at the pyramid of Cheops, to celebrate the New year.. I must say that when we were going – and I am no stranger to wandering – the road, as always at the beginning of the road, seemed wide and straight. But I had to drive more than one country, the whole of Eastern Europe and, finally, to come to make it clear that we do not control travel, and circumstances. …Near the turn on Edirne past us at a decent enough speed was a truck, but as soon as the driver saw us, he pressed the brake. An elderly man with gold-rimmed glasses was driving. Continue reading

How I became a goddess

It is believed that SPA is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase “Sanus Per Aquam”, which translates as “health through water”. The health that I was lucky enough to get in Belek came from water, milk, chocolate, ylang-ylang oil, sea salts, vitamin C and much more. “the Morning met with warm sun, light breeze and… a trip to the SPA-center of the hotel Spice (Belek). Well, what would a Turkish SPA, do not start from the very dear to the Eastern heart? The Hammam is a middle Eastern version of the steam bath, which can be called a “wet relative of the sauna”. It was considered a source of pleasure and played an important role in the culture of the Middle East, serving as a place of public meetings and ritual purification. Continue reading

White city

For three thousand years of its existence, the Turkish Bodrum has witnessed the heyday and decline of many cultures, survived dozens of wars and earthquakes, on its territory were built ingenious architectural structures and trendy hotels, to its shores moored pirate ships and white yachts. In advertising booklets often write about how “Bodrum (Bodrum) will satisfy all the needs of tourists.” About all you can argue, but the need for high-quality and diverse holiday this city will satisfy like no other — we have tested it on our own experience. Known in ancient times as Halicarnassus (Greek. Halicarnassus) the resort is conveniently located on the Aegean coast in a picturesque Harbor, which was inhabited by people three thousand years ago. The beach town will offer turquoise sea, white sandy beaches and a lot of surface, underwater and near-water entertainment. Continue reading

Flights in dream and reality
What are the advantages of ski and snowboard resorts in Turkey? If you compare them with the popular Carpathians among Ukrainians, it is no secret that the service on the…

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Mountain Turkey. The trail of the ark
The phrase from the song "only mountains can be Better than mountains" in Turkey acquires a special sound, since about 2/3 of the territory of this country is mountainous. Mountains…

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Paradise Lost
Istuzu beach stretches six kilometers of sandy strip separating the Mediterranean sea and the Dalyan river. The guides tell us that this is the place where the Mediterranean and Aegean…

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Iberotel Serra Palace
Before the trip, we were faced with the fact that the photos of this hotel was not where :), here is to fill this gap Iberotel Serra Palace. In the…

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