Istanbul Yet Again

After a 10-hour back aching yet sound sleep, we finally reached Istanbul! We have a full day to check out few places we missed from our last visit. Reaching the otogar (bus terminal), we  felt we were lost as we’re not familiar with the area. So we took a risk […]

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Pa-pa-pamukkale!

The Pamukkale trip, our last stop in the Aegean region, is prolly the shortest tour we had in our second visit to Turkey (in terms of number of places visited). No wonder, the tour specialists did not dare add up one more site because the city spans a vast area. […]

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Enchanting Efes

Our third day in Turkey was devoted to exploring the beautiful city of Ephesus. Hearing it only during Sunday service, I never thought that one day, I’d be stepping on this holy and historic place. And with all the photos of Ephesus that I’ve seen on books and over the […]

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Turkey, Yeah: Holiday Hassle

We woke up to the sound of the alarm on our second day in Turkey. Still feeling tired and sleepy, I dragged myself out of the bed, got some breakfast, packed, checked out and drove to Troy. I was so excited to go there, I even wore my favorite top […]

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Galipolli Memories

Our second (and much lovelier) journey to the Land of the Turks, started on a Sunday night–the 4-hour flight to Istanbul via Air Arabia. Our two-way airfare then costs around 1,500 AED. Touchdown Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport at 12midnight. Learning from our previous visit, we took the Havas bus to […]

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Lost in Bosphorus

On our third and last day to roam Istanbul, we planned to see as much as we could. We took the route from the gates of Topkapi, walked past the lovely park, exited through the alley in front of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, followed the train tracks and upon seeing the Bosphorus […]

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Sultanahmet and Beyond: A Walkathon

Second day in Istanbul started with a terrible headache, muscle pain and a very excited soul. Though still lacking sleep, we were able to get ourselves out of bed and prepare for the day’s journey. By the way, we stayed at Antique Hostel, a pink three-storey hostel with a rooftop […]

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Sultanahmet Love

As what I mentioned on my recent post, we are Turkey-bound on Sunday eve, so what a better way to get more excited with the trip than looking back on the first day we set foot on this beautiful country? We embarked on the 7:30 AM flight to Istanbul via […]

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