Traveling around the world is really about the knowledge you gain. Let me clear the air and explain that before visiting Gallipolli, I really had no idea what Anzac Day was since I’d never heard of it. I thought Anzac was a Turkish word.
World travel involves small trips as well as large. This particular trip took just seven hours by bus but took us to one of the most famous and influential cities in world history and one of the bloodiest battlefields in the history of man.
Archeology and Ethnology museums are two of my favorite things to visit when I travel. Since traveling around the world is really about discovering history and culture for me, I find them to be incredible places to visit.
Turkey is an amazing place to travel. The small town of Eceabat in Marmara and Thrace is a fine example. Sitting on the edge of the Dardanelles and acting as a gateway to Asia, the city is small but historically significant.
Organic travel. I suppose it’s just a matter of time before some clever marketer builds a website completely dedicated to the idea of traveling to places that grow organic food. When they do, Gokceada Island in Turkey will certainly be on the list of ‘must see’ destinations.
For the San Sebastian locals, Semana Grande is the highlight of their cultural calendar and seemingly every resident will don costumes and take to the streets to party on each day.
The Philippines contains exotic cultures in an enchanted land. Every year millions of tourists travel to the Philippines. Some for business others for pleasure, but one thing is for certain. They keep coming back, and here’s a few reasons why.
Old Pasadena is well known for its food. Delicacies of every variety can be found throughout the city, from dim sum to truffles.
Not only is Izmir clean, modern, and interesting. It is also exotic, historic, seafront, and fantastic. Oh, and one more thing – this tasting tour of Izmir – it’s dirt cheap and delicious.
Designated a free imperial city in 1226, it became the capital of the Hanseatic League, a powerful confederation of 200 city-states banded together against pirates and warring nations to protect their trade in the Baltic.
Story and Photos of Kochi by Dave Stamboulis Travelers often get confused over the various names given to Kerala’s port city of Kochi. The city used to be known as Cochin, and internationally as Fort Cochin, which is actually the name of…