Take Me to Turkey, Please

Istanbul is calling me again. Weird as it is, I have this strange connection with this pretty place, always luring me to come back. Wishful thinking for a third visit to Turkey! A few days back, we watched Skyfall and prior to that, Taken 2. So just imagine how big […]

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Turkey, Yeah 2.0: Itinerary

The end of Ramadan means another long weekend, thus, as always, we booked a trip to somewhere. This time, it’s Turkey, yep, for the second time around! We knew it then what we really wanted to see this time–the Aegean Region. I searched for a good deal online and found Bazaar Travel […]

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Turkey, Yeah 2.3: 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 2.1: 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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Turkey, Yeah 1.0: Itinerary

Here is the detailed itinerary of my 4-Days Istanbul – Cappadocia trip: DAY 01 0730 DXB to SAW flight via flyDubai; flight takes about 4 hours and 10 minutes 1040 Istanbul time—arrived at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Passed through the immigration Currency exchange—UAE dirhams to Turkish liras 1210 Airport pickup […]

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