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See all 7876 Istanbul Tips
  • Topkapi Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Istanbul Things to Do

    Topkapi was the first Ottoman palace to be built, from 1466 to 1478, in the newly conquered capital of the Empire by Mehmet II. For about 400 years, until the construction of the Dolmabahce Palace, this palace was used as the residence of Ottoman sultans. In 1924, this monument was turned into a museum and soon has become one of the most...

  • Four Seasons Istanbul

    Istanbul Hotels

    Housed in a former Ottoman prison, The Four Seasons in Sultanahmet is anything but. It is the...

  • Fishing Boats in eminonu..

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Istanbul Restaurants

    One day at around lunch time we decied to have a fish sandwich (Balik ekmek) at the Eminönü pier near the Galata Bridge. At the stall "Tarihi Eminönü Balik Ekmek" the fish (mackerel) is directly grilled on the boat and then put in a half-bread together with some salad and onions. It costs 5 TYR. In front of the boat you can take a seat at one of...



See all 2721 Dubai Tips
  • Desert Safari

    4 out of 5 stars

    Dubai Things to Do

    While most people told me to choose any company since they are all the same, I now know better. I chose Arabian Adventures and regretted. It was chaotic and we did not get much while there were many other tours which offered a better deal. You are entitled to be picked up and dropped at your hotel or your chosen destination; one welcome drink and...

  • Grosvenor House West Marina Beach By Le...

    Dubai Hotels

    Probably the best hotel I have ever stayed in. Service was amazing including your own personal...

  • Taxis

    Dubai Transportation

    Hi all, I intend to visit Dubai on a business trip next week, I have a booking in Ivory Grand Hotel apartments in Barsha 1 area. I need to know how much it cost to reach Festival City area by taxi from this position. and is it easy to find a taxi there? thanx :)



See all 630 Marmaris Tips
  • Icmeler beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Marmaris Things to Do

    Marmaris is nice but unfortunately is not the best beach... If you like to spend more time on the beach I recommend to go Icmeler Beach. Its very easy just pick the Orange MiniBus (Dolmush) till the last stop where is exactly where the beautiful Beach starts!... Its also nice to walk around icmeler which is smaller than Marmaris. On the way back...

  • Club Likya Apartments

    Marmaris Hotels

    Great hotel & staff,unfortunately when we were there in August 2011 the place was overrun with...

  • Taj Mahal

    4 out of 5 stars

    Marmaris Restaurants

    Ordered Lamb Madras along with starter which was not bad,not a lot but what do you expect for four pounds!!Main Course arrived after my wifes which looked good and according to her was lovelyMy own one came cold and did not look good it was as if the lamb was out of a tin sent it back infairness a replacement was served If I do revisit I will...



See all 733 Antalya Tips
  • Kaleici - Old Town

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Antalya Things to Do

    The Turks are not so happy to mention it, but the city of Antalya was built by Greeks, as almost all the old city-fortress in south of Turkey. Of course the Romans were developing the entire area as part of their flourishing imperium. With a history going back for more than 2200 years, Antalya is still a focal point in the Mediterranean area. Now a...

  • Welcome Barut Hotels Lara Spa

    Antalya Hotels

    This was our first time in Turkey and first time in an all-inclusive hotel. i have to say - we all...

  • Ottoman restaurant, Kaleici, is robbing...

    Antalya Warnings and Dangers

    Please please please watch out the cosy looking Ottoman restaurant in the heart of the Old town Antalya!!! Especially if you have just arrived to Turkey and don´t have any local money. PLEASE ask always the prices of the dishes before ordering!!!We went there late in the evening, just after the flight, and asked for something to eat, "some little...



See all 710 Bodrum Tips
  • Blue Voyage

    Bodrum Things to Do

    I would like to thanks a lot to dear captain and crew for the wonderful charter holiday that we had on Cobra King from Bodrum. Yacht, crew, service, foods, water sports,everything were memorable for us. Especially, chef cooks very well and tastefully of traditional Turkish foods and international cuisine. For sure when we come back we ask for mega...

  • El Vino Hotel

    Bodrum Hotels

    This small property is both central (10 min walk to the bazaar and waterfront) and secluded and...

  • Seafood

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Bodrum Restaurants

    The Bodrum Fener Restaurant is located in Bodrum Milta Yacht Club. Me and my family went there in summer 2011. Its view was good. But it had an awful service. The waitresses didn't interested in us. We had to wait for 30 minutes just for a waitress come near us but at last we left the restaurant. No one apologized from us for being waited. I will...



See all 1925 Jerusalem Tips
  • Wailing Wall - Western Wall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Jerusalem Things to Do

    Western Wall is one of the must see attractions in the Old City and by far the holiest spot for Judaism outside Mount Temple. Located in Jewish Quarter it’s part of the retaining wall that surrounded the Second Temple(built in 538BC and destroyed by Romans in 70AD) so this is the closest place that Jews are allowed to pray to where the holiest site...

  • The King David Jerusalem

    Jerusalem Hotels

    Without doubt, the King David Hotel is the most famous and prestigious hotels in Israel and possibly...

  • Bus or Taxi

    Jerusalem Transportation

    as major part of the Visitors to Jerusalem are the Various Christian Pilgrims around the world who day multi-day tours in Groups, the preferred transportation is the big tour buses and large private vans that take the pilgrims around the biblical sites around Jerusalem, but since the Roads are Narrow in the Mount of Olives area and in the Old City,...


Tel Aviv-Yafo

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  • Old Jaffa

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tel Aviv-Yafo Things to Do

    Jaffa is claimed to be the oldest port in the world and was founded by Japhet, the son of biblical Noah. Early Egytian records show that it was conquered by Thutmose III in 1468 BCE. Similarly, archeological excavations in in old Jaffa have uncovered the the name of Ramses II, and was then in control of the Philistines. The Dan tribe settled...

  • The Diaghilev

    Tel Aviv-Yafo Hotels

    I stayed at the Diaghilev last December and it was really a great choice. The room was nice and big,...

  • Dr. Shakshuka

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tel Aviv-Yafo Restaurants

    The place is supposed to serve authentic shakshuka - a layer of spiced tomatoes and peppers with poached eggs on top of it. What was served was tomatoes/peppers with one egg mixed into it and the other one, still raw (!), on top of it. Service was rude and the bill was too high (they charged more than what was written in the menue). Upon...



See all 235 Icmeler Tips
  • Boat Trip

    Icmeler Things to Do

    There are two options for sailing in the wonderful little craft that sail from Ismeler. You can go to either Marmaris for 10 L or Turunc for 15 L return. Either trip is worthwhile, especially Turunc where you hug the high cliffs along the coast to Turunc. (Go any day of the week to Turunc - the Monday market that is highly promoted consists of 4...

  • Hotel Bonjour

    Icmeler Hotels

    The Hotel Bonjour is not listed with any tour operators and relies on word of mouth. It was our...

  • The Champagne Bar Restaurant

    5 out of 5 stars

    Icmeler Restaurants

    Champagne bar is amazing, not just for its food but for its excellent hospitality. It was my first time in icemeler and the staff here made me feel relaxed and welcome. I visited this bar several times during my stay and was never disappointed. The food was exceptional I had the steak, it was cooked to perfection. To eat or even just to have a...


Abu Dhabi

See all 471 Abu Dhabi Tips
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

    Abu Dhabi Things to Do

    The Grand Mosque is simply a must do in Abu Dhabi and even if you are anywhere in the U.A.E. you simply must make a trip to Abu Dhabi to visit the Grand Mosque. The structure is simply marvelous and the decor one of the most sophisticated. The details and the finery is sure to make you say 'WOW' repeatedly!! Take time to walk around. There are wash...

  • Emirates Palace

    Abu Dhabi Hotels

    this is a wonderful hotel, living like royalty! 1.3 km pvt beach, beautiful gardens, massages, tea...

  • Hola!

    Abu Dhabi Restaurants

    Taqado is a mexican place at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island. Seriously, I can count on my hands how many mexican places/restaurants Abu Dhabi have, and as a mexican food lover, it is fascinating to find out that Abu Dhabi has added one more mexican place! *thumbs up*At Taqado, you customize your meal, and thanked goodness that they have such...



See all 438 Alanya Tips
  • Turkish bath and a relaxing massage

    Alanya Things to Do

    Traditional turkish bath (also known as hamam) and a relaxing massage are the best way to start your holiday in Alanya. I recommend Arsi Turkish bath, spa & wellness, it is really relaxing place, has very friendly and hospitable owner and excellent masseurs. You should try peeling and Turkish massage on your first day. They say that peeling will...

  • Kleopatra Dreams Beach Hotel

    Alanya Hotels

    I stay in this hotel in September 2011 for two weeks. it is tree star hotel. food is same for every...

  • Nice live music

    Alanya Restaurants

    We had a birthday dinner at the Merlot restaurant in march 2014. Waiters was friendly and birthday girl got a special treatment. Good food and drinks. Nice live music.



See all 751 Amman Tips
  • Dead Sea

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Amman Things to Do

    The Dead Sea is Divided into the Jordanian Side and the Israel (West Bank) Side. This Tip will be on The Dead Sea Part of Jordan is located at the eastern shore and the Northern Part of the Jordanian Dead Sea lies in the Madaba Governate of which Madaba City is the Capital. There are a number of Resorts at the Dead Sea like the Mariott Hotel,...

  • Four Seasons Hotel Amman

    Amman Hotels

    The Four Seasons Hotel in Amman is definitely fit for a king (or queen). An Arab sheikh would like...

  • the blue fig

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Amman Restaurants

    DON'T EAT HERE!!!!!! They were moping and dusting right next to us and when we tried to tell them we are bothered about this issue the owner of the restaurant came to us telling ": Oh,,,,it's not like we are puting the mop in your plate!!!!" He was very ironic and in top of it saying " Thank you for eating in our restaurant""" very nervous of...



See all 718 Jiddah Tips
  • Old City

    Jiddah Things to Do

    Beit Khazoufeh is another of Jeddah's old merchants' houses. Although it is not the most famous of them, it has a beautiful façade that highlights why these old structures are true architectural treasures. It features both mashrabiyyat (the screens over windows) and rawash (the boxes that are enlarged screens covering larger open sections in the...

  • InterContinental Hotel Jeddah

    Jiddah Hotels

    I don't normally look to stay at the Intercontinental when I'm visiting a new city, but the hotel...

  • Al Baik

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Jiddah Restaurants

    Albaik the best chicken and sea food quick service restaurant in the world.... Guys check it out i was searching around for their website and i actually found the original website for ALBAIk not the eqyptian one ... click on to find out more about them ... www.albaik.com Miss it soo much .... Albaik normal chicken Albaik nuggets and the shrimps...



See all 313 Kusadasi Tips
  • Ripp-off when purchasing jewellery in...

    Kusadasi Shopping

    Ripp-off when purchasing jewellery in TurkeyDear Sir /Madam Many tourists are tempted into purchasing hand-made jewelers when visiting Turkish gold manufactures. However, purchasing gold jewelers in Turkey often turns out to be overpriced, and the holiday-makers wish to withdraw from the purchase.Hand-made Gold jewelery has always been a popular...

  • Marbel

    Kusadasi Hotels

    We booked a trip with corendon from the netherlands and this included allinclusive hotel and ticket...

  • Güvercin Ada ~ "Pigeon Island"

    Kusadasi Things to Do

    Cuvercin Ada or Pigeon Island, regrettably, was not a stop on the itinerary of the shore excursion we took when we visited Kusadasi and Ephesus. Actually, I don't remember seeing Pigeon Island until our ship was leaving. As our ship slowly passed the island by on out way out of port, it looked like a very enticing place to spend a Summer's day by...



See all 566 Riyadh Tips
  • Diplomatic Quarter

    Riyadh Things to Do

    Sahat al-Kindi (Kindi Plaza) would not, under normal circumstances, be a hotspot of anything other than the teenage boredom, angst and melancholy that is usually associated with suburban malls. This, however, is Saudi Arabia, and Sahat al-Kindi is located in the Diplomatic Quarter, where the religious police or Muttawa3 are far fewer in number than...

  • InterContinental Riyadh

    Riyadh Hotels

    Stayed only for a day But good restarant

  • Fresh Japanese food in Riyadh

    Riyadh Restaurants

    We've been looking for a Japanese restaurant in Riyadh and finally we found one and it was recommended by family friends.Furusato, I heard about it in the Phil. and it has 2 branches located in manila and makati, I never realized there is one branch here in Riyadh it is the most expensive restaurant we ever tried but it’s definitely great and...



See all 341 Fethiye Tips
  • Blue Lagoon - Oludeniz

    Fethiye Things to Do

    Also called Blue Lagoon, Oludeniz is a resort village in Fethiye. It's one of the most popularly photographed beach with amazingly blue ocean and beach and most of the time lands on the top 5 beaches in the world. Oludeniz is along the 500kms Lycian Way walk. Less than half an hour dolmush ride from Fethiye town at TL4. Beautiful town, enticing...

  • Montana Pine Resort

    Fethiye Hotels

    I stayed the hotel in July,2007 and I can say that it is full of nature and very silent hotel. (...

  • Getting to Kayakoy

    Fethiye Transportation

    I've read many different versions of coming to Kayakoy and they kinda give me anxiety, that's the reason why it took me a long time til now to see the place when I've been wanting to see it for a long time.I was staying in Faralya that time (couple of weeks only, November 2012), and I took the dolmush passing by the highway (Fethiye - Faralya -...


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