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Hammam (Turkish bath) Experience with Kids

Hammam Visit: Experience with the Kids A trip to the Turkish Bath with Kids Vacation adventures are the perfect time to slow down and relax. During our visit to Turkey, the hammam seemed like...

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Turkey is not Arab

When you are proud of who you are, where you come from, and all that makes up your culture, (and isn’t that everyone, really?) you do NOT like to be compared to someone else, ESPECIALLY,...

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Capitol Building: Tips for Family Visit

State Capitol Building – Why Bother Visiting with the kids? We visited two state capitol buildings in one week (State Capitol Building in Austin, Texas and the State Capitol Building in Denver, CO) and...

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Ramadan: Travel Tips for the holiday season

 Ramadan: Tips for Visiting Istanbul during the holiday Our family visit to Istanbul was during Ramadan which is a holy month for Muslims.  I was concerned about this initially and really thought I should...

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Sari Konak Hotel, Istanbul – REVIEW

Sari Konak Hotel in Istanbul *sponsored post* Sari Konak Hotel is a lovely, family friendly, and quaint boutique hotel in the historic Sultanahmet district in Istanbul. This is THE district to stay in when...

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Sumengen Hotel, Istanbul – REVIEW

The Sumengen Hotel in Istanbul *Sponsored post* This small boutique hotel is in a fantastic location – the Sultanhamet area in the shadow of the Blue Mosque. In spite of the amazing location, so...

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Turkish carpets: handmade crafts

Exploring Turkish Carpets Visiting a carpet shop in Turkey is an almost unavoidable experience. It seems handmade Turkish carpets are sold in every shop on every corner. The carpet sellers seek your business with...