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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...

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Safe travels – Where to Go

 Are you concerned about safety when you travel with the kids? Of course you are! Carefully choose safe travels for your family vacation. Safe Travels – Where to Go How to Choose a Safe...

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Guide: Tips for Hiring a Guide

Guide, or no guide….that is the question. Well, Shakespeare would disagree about that being ‘THE’ question, but who asked him? LOL!   Guides can be very valuable. They can give you background on the...