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Travel Guide Turkey

The Best Turkey Itinerary for First Time Visitors (2024)

In March 2018, I spent 11 days traveling through Turkey, starting from Selcuk and going all the way to Istanbul. It was a classic Golden Triangle of Turkey tour, but my friend and I did it independently. While you can have a great time exploring just Istanbul, I highly recommend exploring the rest of the […]

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Europe United Kingdom

How to Apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa (2024)

As someone who has successfully obtained a UK Standard Visitor Visa twice, I understand the challenges that come with the application process. Having gone through it in 2018 and again in 2022, I can offer some insights and tips to help make the process smoother for you. Both of my applications were approved, so read […]

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Turkey

How to Get Turkey e-Visa Online (2024)

Visitors to Turkey can either apply for a regular visa or an e-Visa. The Turkey e-Visa is easy and hassle-free to obtain, that is if you have a valid visa or residence permit from the United States (USA), any Schengen country, the United Kingdom (UK) or Ireland. If you do not have any of those […]

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Europe United Kingdom

Where to Stay in London for First Time Visitors

As a first-time visitor in London, I wanted to stay near the top tourist attractions in the city. However, this would usually mean that I need to pay more for accommodation. Good thing, my online search of “where to stay in London” and “cheap hostels in London” led me to Astor Victoria Hostel. If you’re […]

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Bucket List Turkey

Magical Places to Visit in Turkey that should be on any Traveler’s Bucket List

I first visited Turkey in 2018 and since then, I’ve always said that I will come back. Guess what? I was able to travel to Turkey again in 2022! It’s definitely a once-visited, must-return kind of destination. So without further ado, here are some of the magical places to visit in Turkey that should be […]

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Food Turkey

A Walking Food Tour of Istanbul with Culinary Backstreets

Are you traveling to Istanbul, Turkey? Join one of Culinary Backstreets food tour in the city in you can! It was one of the best experience I had in the country and would recommend it to anyone visiting Turkey for the first time. When I joined the Culinary Backstreets Two Markets, Two Continents food tour […]