Tag Archives: Turkey

5 Fun Things To Do In Antalya

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Antalya is city located at the South Western Mediterranean coast of Turkey.  It has been known to be the gateway to the Turkish Riviera.  Did you know that it is also Turkey's biggest international resort destination?  In the past years there were over 10 million visitors that visited this resort town.  Many tourist from all ...

Amazing photos of Antalya, Turkey

Antalya Turkey Photos

Antalya, a city on the southwestern side of Turkey.  This city is located at the Mediterranean coast and largest sea resort in Turkey.  When we visited this past summer, I was astonished with the beautiful coastlines, beaches, and historical buildings, I just had to take photos. My favorite place in Antalya is the Old Town.  This ...

Antalya Toy Museum

Antalya Toy Museum

The Antalya Toy Museum opened on 23 April 2011, with about 3000 toys from many countries such as Japan, USA, Germany, Turkey and Russia.  Some of the toys were produced as early as 1870. During our walk along the old town coast line, we saw these figurines (photo above) and wondered what they were for.  And ...

Travel Highlights from Antalya Turkey

Travel Antalya Turkey

For both of our birthdays this year, Mr. and I decided to visit two cities in Turkey.  Our first stop was in Istanbul, afterwards we visited Antalya for 4 days.  Antalya is located at the Mediterranean south-western coast of Turkey.  It was our first time visiting Antalya, and since it was a resort town, it ...

Hello Kitty World Istanbul Atasehir

Hello Kitty World Istanbul

Welcome to the Hello Kitty World in Atasehir, Istanbul!  This place is definitely one-of-a-kind Hello Kitty destination in the world.  It consist of three buildings - the two shop buildings and a cafe.  The two shop buildings have four levels and the cafe has only one level.  Outside there's a huge lawn with garden seating ...

Istanbul – A city in both Asia and Europe

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When I came back from the 10 day Mediterranean cruise, some of my friends asked me what city did I like the best, and I gladly told them it's 'Istanbul'.  I was pleasantly surprised with the mixture of modern and ancient architectures all around the city.  I felt that there was so many things to ...

Hello Kitty World Suadiye Istanbul

Hello Kitty World Istanbul

Did you know that there are three Hello Kitty Worlds located in Turkey?  Two are in Istanbul (Suadiye and Atasehir) and the other one is in Ankara.  This post will be about the Hello Kitty World in Suadiye, Turkey.  The Hello Kitty World Suadiye is in a posh street where stores like Louis Vuitton, Vakko, ...

10 Interesting Facts about Istanbul

Interesting Facts about Istanbul

10 Interesting Facts about Istanbul 1.  Istanbul is the only city in the world that's both in Europe and Asia. 2.  Istanbul was previously known as Constantinople (named after the Roman Emperor Constantine). 3.  The Grand Bazaar is the oldest covered shopping area in the world (pretty much oldest mall in the world). 4.  The flower tullips are originally ...

Domo-kun travels in the Mediterranean

Domo in Mediterranean

Earlier in April, my family and I went for a cruise at the Mediterranean Sea.  The ports included - Italy (Civitavecchia-Rome and Naples), Greece (Olympia and Athens), and Turkey (Izmir and Istanbul). And it was my first time ever visiting Greece and Turkey.  I must admit that I really enjoyed visiting those countries as well as ...