If you plan to visit Istanbul and hit up all of the major tourist attractions and sites in the city, let me forewarn you: not all of them are must-see places. In fact, many have much better alternatives that are worth a visit.
On paper I should love Arambol. I mean really love it. There is an abundance of art and music, a multiplex of workshops in different disciplines ranging from ‘Indian Cooking’ to ‘Tantric Meditation’, a vibrant and eclectic music scene and, being a stone’s throw away from neighbouring party beach Anjuna or the uber-chilled out Querim, theoretically, there is really nothing to not like
I fantasize about having a clothing dryer like I’m a 1940s housewife. Growing up in the United States, if you had a washing machine. you had a dryer. In present-day London, almost everyone has a washing machine while dryers are viewed as an unnecessary luxury.
For as long as I can remember, my father has told stories about his summer-after-college backpacking adventure through Europe. I grew up hearing tale after tale of inviting hostels, friendly strangers, and exhilarating overnight train rides, all from “that summer in Europe.” When my parents moved my family to Germany when I was fourteen, I
Well into month five of my European adventure, I feel as though I’ve finally reached at least an intermediate level of knowledge about getting around in Europe. I’m no seasoned backpacker, but I’m no longer the novice I was when I arrived.