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This New Sleeper Train in Turkey Lets You Sleep Your Way Through Ancient Wonders

This New Sleeper Train in Turkey Lets You Sleep Your Way Through Ancient Wonders

You can catch the Mesopotamia Express starting April 19 for a scenic ride through Turkey's heartlands, from Ankara all the way to Diyarbakır.

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Greek Islands Welcome Turkish Visitors with New Visa Terminal

Greek Islands Welcome Turkish Visitors with New Visa Terminal

Rhodes introduces a new visa service for Turkish tourists to visit 10 Greek Islands, aiming to improve Greece-Turkey relations and enhance local tourism economies.

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Here's What You Need to Know Before Visiting Pamukkale Thermal Pools in Turkey

Here's What You Need to Know Before Visiting Pamukkale Thermal Pools in Turkey

When visiting Pamukkale, you can swim in thermal pools just like Cleopatra did, surrounded by ancient ruins for a unique experience.

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These are the Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Istanbul's Topkapi Palace Museum

Did you know that Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul encompasses four distinct courtyards, each revealing unique aspects of Ottoman history?

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iGA Istanbul Airport Sets Ambitious Passenger Goals for 2024

iGA Istanbul Airport Sets Ambitious Passenger Goals for 2024

IGA Istanbul Airport invests €656.5M for growth, aims for 85M passengers and new airlines in 2024, boosting Türkiye tourism.

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Traveling to Turkey? Learn the Dos and Don'ts of Cultural Etiquette in This European Country

Traveling to Turkey? Learn the Dos and Don'ts of Cultural Etiquette in This European Country

In Turkey, greeting people with a warm smile and a polite "Merhaba" (Hello) is a significant part of their culture. Handshakes are common, and it is not unusual to see people placing their hands over their hearts as a sign of respect.

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Turkey Introduces Entry Fee for Foreign Tourists at Hagia Sophia

Turkey Introduces Entry Fee for Foreign Tourists at Hagia Sophia

Starting Jan. 16, foreign visitors to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia now pay €25. This fee surprised many as the site was free before. The ticket grants access to its upper gallery and museum, within this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Göreme National Park, Cappadocia, Turkey

5 Things You Can Do in Cappadocia Other Than Riding a Hot Air Balloon

While Cappadocia is best known for its hot air balloon rides, it has many more experiences and attractions to offer any traveler who visits

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Turkey Sets Sights on $100 Billion Tourism Goal with Record Visitors, Projects

Turkey Sets Sights on $100 Billion Tourism Goal with Record Visitors, Projects

Turkey aims for a $100 billion tourism target, focusing on infrastructure, culture, and sustainability, alongside offering visa-free entry to visitors from six countries, enhancing global relations and tourism prospects.

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What You Need to Know About Denizli's Ancient Cities

The ancient cities of Hierapolis, Laodikeia, and Tripolis are all found in Denizli in Turkey and give a glimpse of life in the past.

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Five Wonderful Dances Around The World

Dance is an art form where people can express their joys, sorrows, and anger. Also, it's a cultural communication among locals and perhaps to their gods who bestowed so many gifts for them. No matter how the movements came to be, it's clear that no one can resist dancing to the rhythms of any countries in the world.

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Latest Archaeology Digs In Turkey Finds 12,000 Years Of Anatolian Food Culture

Archaeological missions in the old city of Tlos in Turkey have led scientists and historians to the information they needed regarding the food culture of Anatolians dating 12,000 years ago. The excavations found jars and cookers with animal meat like deer, rabbit and wild boar, but the ancient people favored agricultural products only years later on.

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There’s A Whole Village For Cats In Turkey

How far would you take your love for cats? One couple has decided to build a village just for Turkey's feline friends in order to further protect them.

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One Of The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World Will Be Restored

The tomb of Mausolus in Halicarnassus Turkey is set to be restored to its former glory. The Mausoleum, considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, will be dug, explored and restituted for locals and foreigners to appreciate the history and its cultural impacts to the country.

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Travel Warning On Turkey Raised After Nightclub Shootout By UAE, Other Countries

A nightclub attack in Istanbul triggers travel warnings from the UAE, New Zealand, United States and othe Europena countries. International authorities warn travelers from respective countries to remain vigilant as Turkish authorities are still hunting for the nightclub gunman.

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