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Deniz Gözler Özenç
Thermal baths are for relaxing, right? Well not anymore. Thanks to a now viral video, Japan's Beppu City is set for bringing hot springs into an amusement park, appropriately dubbed as the "spamusement park."
"Everything is allowed: Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything." the Siberian Times reports.
Imagine a Saharan town of Algeria where the temperatures hit 50°C (122°F). Well it snowed there for the first time after 37 years.Ain Sefron,...
Paris is about to get one of the most green-friendly cities in the world: a new law that passed last month now allows Parisians...
Wait for it Londoners! Soon, there'll be a new way to enjoy your morning coffee: the new Fellatio Cafe is to open in Paddington, staffed with robot sex workers.
Beware! The suggestions you'll find on this list won't be given away to you by tour guides. I lived in Budapest for one whole year and here are all my suggestions for those who wish to have a taste of my glocal Budapest.
Last weekend we were in İzmir, "the pearl of Aegean" as they say, with only 3 days to spend. We wanted to make the best of it so we asked our Smyrnian friends about all the best things to do.
This city loves coffee almost as much as it loves Turkish tea! Istanbul's first coffee house opened in 1475, so it is only natural that the English word for coffee stems from the Ottoman word "kahveh" and that there are great cafés all around the city. So here's a short-list of all the must-see coffee shops while you're in town:
Istanbul is a city of 17 million people, capitol to more than one empire and filled with thousands of years of history. The more time you have to spare the better you'll understand it's culture and dynamism, but if you're short on time this list of must-see sights should do the trick ;)
Planning a visit to Istanbul anytime soon? Looking for resources to inspire and guide you? We've assembled a list of the most interesting English-speaking accounts so you...