Istanbul is one of the world's most historically rich destinations, a busting metropolis with one foot in Asia and the other in Europe. It's a city of many contrasts -- East and West, the old and new, traditional and modern. To help guide your trip, here's a selection of the best of where to eat, stay and play.
There is no such thing as a typical Australian vacation. A land of infinite, mind-bending variety, the country offers something for every type of traveler, from adventurous spirits seeking Technicolor underwater odysseys to sybarites obsessively tracking the new generation of luxury lodges and spas.