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12 Incredible Places to Visit in Turkey

Jinna Yang | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

Turkey is home to some of the most beautiful, historical and geographically diverse places on Earth. Here are 12 places that I can't wait to visit the...

LOOK: The Ultimate "City Of Cats"

Kevin Richberg | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

They welcome the opportunity to entertain visitors, and if you bring them some treats, they just might pose for you.

Hookahs and Hamams in Istanbul

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The people you meet here tend to treat you like a special celebrity guest. Especially in cities, the rush of daily life feels like Paris or New York. I remember rain turning the city's alleys into wild rivers.

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar Hums Along

Rick Steves | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I enjoyed updating our Istanbul guidebook's Grand Bazaar chapter. While the main streets of the vast market are jam-packed with cruise groups and othe...

How To Get A Great Deal In The World's Greatest Bazaars

Christine Drinan | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

've scored rugs from China, Morocco, and Turkey, art from Ramatuelle in France, and landscape paintings from Montenegro. My best acquisition was an authentic Chin Dynasty bowl.

Hearing The Call To Prayer In Istanbul (VIDEO)

Rick Steves | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

The warbling call to prayer used to unnerve me, and now I find it actually beautiful...even comforting.

PHOTOS: Top 5 Things To Do In Istanbul

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Vibrant and diverse, Istanbul is by far one of the most fascinating cities on the globe.

Hip and Historical Istanbul

Juliet Kinsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Juliet Kinsman


From the Grand Bazaar to New York's Grand Central

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The biggest Turkish Festival in the history of the U.S. -- "Turkish Days in New York" -- is now upon us. It is bringing the Grand Bazaar on the beaut...