THE ANCIENT ROMAN BATHS ARE BEING RESTORED

The ancient Fulvia Caracalla Baths in the Sarıkaya District of Yozgat, built by the Romans thousands of years ago are being restored by the Governorship of Yozgat. The baths have indisputable historical and touristic value. THE STORY OF THE BATHS According to local lore, the baths were built by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus during […]

JIM PICKELL: “YOU DON’T EXCHANGE HOMES YOU EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES”

The President and partner of homeexchange.com Jim Pickell, tells us about this vacation trend that is getting more and more popular. Leyla Melek FASHION&TRAVEL Can you tell us about yourself? JIM PICKELL Sure! I am an entrepreneur that loves working in ways that disrupt existing business models and creating new and more efficient ways of […]

DESTINATION: RHODES

A traveller who visits the Greek island of Rhodes, tells us the story of Europe’s most highly inhabited ancient city. Almost forty years have passed since I first set eyes upon her. My television screen lit up with images of exquisiteness like none I had ever seen before. There, on the imposing staircase of the Palace of […]

PERU FOR EVERYONE

Just when you thought you knew it all, you find there is much more to discover. This is the effect that Peru has on its visitors. Peru is one of the countries with the best economic growth in the world. The resulting modernity leads to an original combination of the traditional and the avant garde, […]

WINTER IN ATHENS: EUROPE’S WARMEST EMBRACE

The sun warms my face and the brisk winter weather makes me feel alive. Winter in Athens: a clear blue sky stubbornly holding on, despite what the calendar says. Wrapped in my cozy, oversized cape, I wonder to myself if anything could possibly dampen my bright mood. A myriad of choices stand waiting for me […]

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GERMANY

Tempting aromas, the festive glow, all the wonderful sounds of the season and delicious treats. Germany’s Christmas markets will appeal to all five of your senses. Beautifully decorated stalls offer handicrafts and gifts, festive baked treats, gliihwein and delicious regional specialities. Choirs and brass-bands provide festive musical accompaniment. Throughout Germany, Christmas markets celebrate seasonal customs and […]

BERLIN 25 YEARS LATER

November 9 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Berliners are expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors to their city this fall, due to this historic anniversary. The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is on November 9, 2014. This is a historic anniversary that once again puts […]