why Cappadocia?

Cappadocia

why Cappadocia? Cappadocia, ancient district in east-central Anatolia, situated on the rugged plateau north of the Taurus Mountains, in the centre of present-day Turkey. The boundaries of the region have varied throughout history. Cappadocia’s landscape includes dramatic expanses of soft volcanic rock, shaped by erosion into towers, cones, valleys, and caves. Rock-cut churches and underground tunnel complexes from the Byzantine and Islamic eras are scattered throughout the countryside. The name Cappadocia is now commonly used in the tourism industry to refer to the area that extends roughly from Kayseri west…

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Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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20 Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve New Year’s comes but once a year, so it’s worth it to make the festivites memorable. But where’s the best place to be when the clock strikes midnight on December 31? We’ve scoured the world for the best annual celebrations, from the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to Berlin’s Brandenberg Gate. The fun doesn’t have to stop after New Year’s Eve, though, because many cities offer a wide variety of New Year’s Day activities as well. Epic fireworks displays, all-night dance parties,…

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Best Travel Destinations in Africa

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Best Travel Destinations in Africa Dubbed as the Mother Continent due to it being the oldest inhabited continent on Earth, Africa is still the Earth’s hidden gem with great lakes, crystal blue beaches with pearly white sands, jaw-dropping flora and majestic wildlife and mountains within its borders. According to the 2014 UN World Tourism Organization report, Africa achieved a 2% increase in tourism in 2014 reaching an estimated $36 billion in revenue from $1 billion the previous year. International tourist arrivals in the African region were highest in sub-Saharan Africa…

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Amalfi Coast

amalfi coast

Amalfi Coast Why Go to Amalfi Coast The coast and the 13 seaside towns that call it home are all connected via the SS163 highway, considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Each town comes equipped with signature Amalfi topography, as well as standout attributes of its own. The pastel-colored Positano draws in the rich and famous for its luxurious cliffside resorts and fine Italian dining, while the town of Amalfi is Italy’s oldest maritime republic, once serving as a big commercial and technical hub in the…

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Kaikoura, New Zealand to Spend Christmas

Kaikoura, New Zealand

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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Provence, France to Spend Christmas

Provence, France

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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Castleton, England to Spend Christmas

Castleton, England

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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Puerto Rico to Spend Christmas

Puerto Rico

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands to Spend Christmas

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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Taos, NM, United States to Spend Christmas

Taos, NM, United States

The Best Places to Spend Christmas – 2015 November From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of amazing Christmas celebrations awaits. A girl on a donkey leads a candle-carrying procession past San Miguel de Allende’s shops festooned with piñatas and poinsettias. When they stop before a Spanish-colonial building and break into song, you realize you’re witnessing the reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for shelter that takes place in the days leading up to Christmas. Whether your winter holiday trip enhances your yuletide nostalgia with traditions, sparkly lights, and…

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