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Charm and color in Alaçati – a hidden gem of Turkey

Advertisements Alaçati (Alacati pronounced “Ala-cha-ti”) is a tiny town on the west coast of Turkey, not far from Izmir. The charming town is a hidden gem that most people haven’t heard of, and most first-time visitors skip Alaçati from their Turkey itinerary. But not us. We knew this town would be on our list of …

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Canakkale – a pleasant surprise at the doorstep of Asia

Things to do in Canakkale. Once we arrived in Turkey from Bulgaria, we left behind Edirne city and went to Eceabat to take the ferry to Canakkale and from a scenic route we arrived at our first stop in Turkey. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of a winding road off the coast of the Marmara Sea on the last part of the road to the European side of Dardanelles.

History and tradition in Turkey: from the old port city of Ephesus to Sirince – Turkey’s one the most aesthetic mountain villages

One of the activities we had during our stay in Cesme was a trip to Ephesus, an ancient port city, and Sirince, Turkey’s one the most aesthetic mountain village

Holiday training: beach vibe at the Black Sea in Vama Veche and Tuzla, Romania

Last Monday we took advantage of the beautiful spring weather and, waiting for the summer vacation, we decided to go to the sea. But, this time, we chose something other than the well-known beaches of the Black Sea in Romania and it seems a little too commercial for our mood.

Amsterdam, NEMO Science Museum – fun for ALL

Advertisements When we went to visit Amsterdam, for reasons you all intuit, we decided to go without taking the child with us. And, overall, it turned out to be a wise decision, except for one goal on our list: NEMO Science Museum. NEMO Science Museum is a popular science and technology museum located in one …

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Random thoughts and memories from Japan

Advertisements If I ask my child, of all the places we visited, which one he liked the most, he will answer me without hesitation: Japan! That’s exactly what I feel. Japan amazes and delights you, equally, from the first to the last minute spent here. So … let’s get started! Technology. Everyone knows that the …

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The Old Saito Residence

The Niigata Saitou Villa was constructed over a four-year period from 1917 to 1920 by Kijuro Saitou IV a wealthy merchant from the port town of Niigata. He made his fortune operating cargo ships (Kitamaebune) that sailed the Japan Sea.

Onjuku Beach, Japan – our first meeting with the Pacific Ocean

Advertisements As I told you in another article, we plan our holidays so that, as far as possible, we can spend if not a few days, at least a few hours at the beach. And the trip to Japan could not be an exception. If initially the thought flew to Okinawa, after we found that …

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