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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul
"Our tour begins at the ancient Hippodrome where thousands of spectators were entertained and kept happy by the chariot races. The historic Sultanhamet Mosque or now known as the Blue Mosque due to its magnificent interior filled with blue Iznik tiles is we will navigate through the labyrinth of streets and passages that are home to more than 3000 shops known as the Grand Bazaar. Make sure you have practiced your bartering skills. After looking Grand Bazaar you will have a chance to rest and you will get to experience traditional Turkish tea or coffee and a popular Turkish pastry called borek all while enjoying the ancient practice of hookah at a favorite local hangout. You will then make your way to one of immediately you feel the energy in the air. Your senses will be filled with bright colors and powerful aromas of the exotic spices that will surround you. Istanbul is a city that has a rich religious history and now is composed of many different religion this church has been the location of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and is recognized as the spiritual leader of the Eastern Orthodox Religion. Your day concludes with an old world cultural experience like no other city has to offer. Your churches and synagogues that date back to the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Further to witnessing the local's life thereYou end the tour with a ferry back to Eminonu
From EUR70.00
 
Dinner Cruise On The Bosphorus
"Start your evening with pick up from your hotel before heading to the port to embark on our 3.5-hour evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul. Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise under Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. See Istanbul’s illuminat your experience finishes with drop off at your Istanbul hotel.""""Spend your evening in Istanbul cruising around the beautiful Bosphorus Strait while enjoying dinner and an Anatolian folklore show with belly dancing. Gliding through the water your boat follows a route that includes views of Istanbul’s top attractions – all enchantingly illuminated at night. Cruise past the Blue Mosque and Faith Sultan Mehmet Bridge while eating drinking and enjoying the show!"title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+romantic+night+including+dinner&2=Dinner+included&3=Free+drinks+included&4=Hotel+pickup+included
From $50.00
 
"Istanbul Sightseeing Tour Including Grand Bazaar
"Istanbul Uncovered with Grand Bazaar Suleymaniye Mosque Sultanahmet backstreets and great views of the city""Get the most out of Istanbul in the company of an expert local guide. As we tour Istanbul your guide will point out places to get the best local snacks and coffee as well as show you the main points of interest along the way.You'll start this Istanbul walking tour by exploring Istanbul’s ancient Hippodrome. Following this we’ll make our way to Divanyolu
From EUR27.00

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Yalumba (in the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel)

Across Dubai there are hotel restaurants offering all you can eat and drink for one price. Yalumba is a popular option for this on Thursday nights. It is located in the very nice Le Méridien Dubai...
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Shake Shack

Since I first discovered the wonderful Shake Shack inside Dubai airport – I have always made a point of having one of their flame-grilled, USA 100% beef burgers. Placed on a bun from Heaven, with...
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Buffalo Bill Saloon

Ok – let’s due the legal niceties first. This Tip is my opinion and I am allowed to write my opinion. Now – I recommend you do not eat or drink here. I was lucky. I walked in and asked to see the menu...
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Dublin Irish Pub

In my humble opinion – you should not even step foot inside the door of this place. I saw this place recommended by a well known Guide Book and I will be recommending ding they don’t in the future. It...
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THE BREAD HOUSE

My guidebook raved about this place. The menu has an article by the chef about all the care and attention they take in preparing great food and providing fantastic hospitality. Too bad they didn’t...
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THE OLD HOUSE

In Georgian, the name of this restaurant is Dzveli Sakhli. This large stone building has the décor of a medieval castle and is definitely geared towards tourists. Not cheap, but not too bad. My meal...
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NAGHSH-E-JAHAN

You won’t do better than this restaurant in Esfahan. It is located next to the Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque in the main Imam (Naqsh-e Jahan) Square. Their food is made from the finest ingredients and...
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DZVELI METEKHI

This place is a class act. My coat was taken as I came in the door and a ticket issued. I was shown to a nice table and welcomed. Menus arrive and my drink was ordered. The waiter arrived with my...
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BUFFALO BILL SALOON -T'BILISI, GEORGIA

Ok – let’s due the legal niceties first. This Tip is my opinion and I am allowed to write my opinion. Now – I recommend you do not eat or drink here. I was lucky. I walked in and asked to see the menu...
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DUBLIN IRISH PUB - TBILISI, GEORGIA

In my humble opinion – you should not even step foot inside the door of this place. I saw this place recommended by a well known Guide Book and I will be recommending ding they don’t in the future. It...
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BUKHARA - YEREVAN, ARMENIA

Although this place is in some guide books, an there is a VT tip extolling its virtues in 2011, I can assure you this derelict looking door was the entrance to this now closed restaurant. And this...
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OLD (Y)EREVAN RESTAURANT

For some reason the entrance to this interesting restaurant looks like an expensive clothing boutique or upscale bookshop. The restaurant is actually upstairs. This massive entrance room has pictures...
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ALHAMRA'A RESTAURANT (YEMEN)

This Restaurant has everything! And you don’t have to speak a single word of Arabic to get a good meal. The Alhamra’a Restaurant looks like a McDonald's Restaurant from the outside and like a Kebab...
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Arabic cuisine has its roots in tent cookery.Nomadic tribes could use only transportable foods such as rice and dates, or ambulatory stock like sheep and camels in their recipes - which tended to be...
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Desert Safari

I suggest you to ask for safari representative these few essential questions before makes the deal done. Is there a Desert Safari Company ? 3rd party or Freelancer Agent ? It's really good to know...
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In my second visit I didn't enter Sainte Sophie, but could appreciate the influence that it had in many constructions around it, and the justice that makes it the central point of Istanbul tourism.
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Given that Amman spreads itself over so many hills (19 now, 7 for centuries before that) it's not really obvious why this particular one should have been chosen as the location for the city[s most...
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In the numerous trips to the Petroglyphs or Canyonland areas, one passes grazing camels. These animals can be quite large, and in colors ranging from white to black. They are intelligent animals that...
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