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Adana, Turkey: A Mecca For Spicy Food Lovers

Located in Southern Turkey, Adana is one of the most agriculturally productive areas in the world. As such, history buffs can see remnants of ten ancient civilizations while visitors feast on fresh regional dishes. The city is situated on the […]

Adventure Travel: Top Food And Fitness Fusion Safaris For 2014

Adventure Travel: Top Food And Fitness Fusion Safaris For 2014

Get outside for a change of scenery and redefine what it means to be active with 2014’s top Fitness-Food Fusion Safaris. The following fusion safaris will get your heart pumping and palms sweating by allowing you to explore and view […]

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The Legacy of Greek Wine, With A Turkish Twist

Despite its location, perched upon the slopes of a mountain in Anatolia, the village of Şirince isn’t Turkish. Nor, duly, are the traditions that sanctify its popularity. Its Greek identity is one of Turkey’s best-preserved and thriving examples of what […]

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Ancient Mysteries: A Tour Back In Time At Ephesus In Turkey

Because of Turkey’s location and history of playing home to many ancient civilizations, it’s known as part of the Cradle of Culture. While Istanbul is full of ancient attractions — for example, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, The Basilica Cistern and […]

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Exploring Istanbul’s Culinary Scene Like A Local

“Tonight I’m going to take you away from the touristy restaurants and show you what and where the locals eat.” I’m currently on an Istanbul by Night: Turkish Food Tour with my local guide, Yuke Celik. She’s a pretty 26-year-old […]

Turkish Tradition And Indulgent Chocolate: Decadent Dessert Wins Kempinski ‘Dessert Of The Year 2013’

Turkish Tradition And Indulgent Chocolate: Decadent Dessert Wins Kempinski ‘Dessert Of The Year 2013’

Bergamot-scented tea from the Black Sea sweetly paired with delicately dried Malatya apricots and Valrhona chocolate were the winning combination for “Bosphorale,” a cake created by master chocolatier and executive pastry chef of Çırağan Palace Kempinski İstanbul, William McCarrick. Bringing […]