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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.
Traveling and living in Turkey for four months requires you to eventually understand and accept Turkish culture for what it is: wonderful, fun and sometimes frustrating. Turks are known for their hospitality to their friends, family and strangers
Coming from a democratic country such as the Unites States, it was a complete cultural shock when I touched down in Tunis, Tunisia. Since the country claims itself as a Muslim country in the North of Africa (and also went through the “Arab Spring” Revolutions); many precautions were necessary for a young woman to take
Although Ukraine may seem out of the way to most travelers, this country, once one of the most prominent members of the USSR, has emerged from the Soviet era in a major way. Restaurants and cafes, pubs and produkti (markets) line the streets of Kiev, under the shimmering domes of its cathedrals.