Turkey is situated in Anatolia, also known as Asia Minor. Anatolia has a significant role in the history of humanity where important civilisations have existed for centuries. Some of the civilisations that settled down in Anatolia are Greek city-states, Hittites, Assyrians, Phrygians, Cappadocians, Armenians, Romans, Byzantines, and Turks.
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As you probably already know, travelling can be a life changing experience. It gives you the opportunity to see sights around the world that you’ve never seen before, to join other cultures that you’d never normally get the chance to experience, and to be able to appreciate other climates than what you’re used to at home. Travelling can also bring many other things into your life that can make you a better person. Want to know more? Here’s how travelling can make you a better person.
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For some reason the wanderlust never fades, and for me it bites especially hard at the beginning of a new year. The beginning of the year provides a great opportunity to explore destinations that come into their own in the cold winter months. Winter fairs, great architecture covered in pure white snow, and unique winter activites all draw people in to explore these locations at their best. Here are the 5 best destinations in Europe for a getaway at the beginning of the year.
Continue reading ➞ The Top New Year Getaway Destinations in Europe.
An expat is by definition someone who’s chosen to leave their birth country to explore the world and find a country of adoption. You’d be surprised to know that there is a variety of reasons for people to want to move abroad and start a new life, from political to professional reasons. But the most common explanation that you’ll receive from Millennials coming from any of the Western cultures is a sense of self-discovery. Young adults decide to move abroad as a way to tackle the feeling that they don’t fit in where they were born. It’s a common disparity in civilisations where the digital revolution and the social traditions don’t match. People who grew up in a world where they could expand their knowledge and cultural perspective with a click of a button find it difficult to exist in an environment where the social evolution is not yet a match for their open-minded digital approach. You know the kind: borderless, genderless, nationless, these are the results of digital interactions. No wonder Millennials are changing countries to find a place that will understand them better! So, if you find that you’re stuck in your current situation, maybe it’s time to consider a bold move abroad. What’s the best place to go and how to make it work? Here are some thoughts about the expat life to help you make a choice.
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Istanbul is located in the perfect place to enjoy a diverse mix of cultures and all the attractions that these cultures provide. Situated right in the middle of Europe and Asia, the country is a melting pot of huge civilisations. Imagine being on one continent, and then in an instant, you are transported to another one via a short boat or taxi ride. Its location makes Istanbul a very unique place to visit that very few other destinations can rival.
Continue reading ➞ Istanbul: The Best Off the Beaten Track Attractions.
If you are aware of current world events right now, the chances are that Turkey isn’t likely to be on your current ‘must-see’ list. Because of its closeness to the Middle East – in geographical and political terms – a lot of people are thinking twice about visiting.
But while there is an element of risk, the reality is that it is in the same security state as virtually everywhere else in Europe and the western world. And missing out on such a beautiful and welcoming country would be such a shame. With this in mind, here are a few awesome reasons why you should rip up your current travel plans and book a visit to Turkey instead.
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For most of us when we think of travelling around Europe we would reflect on the more sunny places. From relaxing on a beach in Spain to spending some time in Italy or sampling some food in Greece. Norway might not be at the top of your list for luxurious European destinations, but as a country, it has a lot to offer tourists and seasoned holidaymakers alike. As a destination, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and there are fantastic attractions, but there are also places to relax and soak up the culture. Here are a few.
Continue reading ➞ Norway: The Unsung Beauty Of Europe.