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Posts Tagged ‘Istanbul’

Learning Slow Travel Through the Eye of Time Lapse

  • WHL Group
  • 13 February 2012

There are lessons to be learned from time-lapse photography about the beauty of slow travel. Park yourself somewhere and stay awhile. Be still. Go for long exposure. Reconsider time, stretch it, condense it and watch its flow. Leave a place with a long time-lapse memory of it rather than a handful of sporadic snapshot seconds. Here, we’ve asked our local partners from all over the world for time-lapse footage that moves them.

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Where the Grass Is Always Greener: Green Path Transfers

  • Yolanda Clatworthy
  • 14 October 2011

My recent Ultimate Triptrotting Adventures featured a lot of hopping from city to city, which meant a lot of time spent on planes and in airports. Luckily for me, I got to use an innovative service known as Green Path Transfers, a global network of local eco-friendly airport transfer partners and ground transportation operators that transformed airport-city travel into something I anticipated rather than dreaded.

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Hanging with the Literati and Glitterati of the Literary and Film Festival Circuit

  • Natasha Robinson
  • 24 July 2010

These are golden times for cinephiles and bibliophiles. Bookworms and movie buffs can now check out the latest cinematic and literary offerings in the most unexpected corners of the globe. And if you imagine literary festivals as gatherings of fusty old intellectuals spouting arcane references to James Joyce, think again! They are fast outshining movie festivals as the places to be seen if you’re hip, happening and brainy to boot.

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Take in Turkey with Istanbul Urban Adventures

  • Michelle Rodrigues
  • 7 July 2010

Istanbul, Turkey, is one of those cities you hear about and immediately add to your travel bucket list. As the largest city proper in Turkey and the fourth largest in the world, Istanbul history makes for very lively discovery. Now you can savour the flavours that make your taste buds tingle or mosey about the hidden treasures of ancient streets on a guided tour with Istanbul Urban Adventures.

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Urban Adventures Open a Whole New World

  • WHL Group
  • 1 October 2009

On 1 October 2009, Urban Adventures opened a whole new world to travellers yearning to unlock the secrets of some of their favourite urban centres. A global range of city-based tours, Urban Adventures is a franchise-based network of local tour operators specialising in high-quality experiential tour and activity services.

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Things to Do in Istanbul, Turkey: A City Beyond Compare

  • Tijen Suveren
  • 6 September 2009

For many, it came as no surprise that Istanbul, Turkey, was designated a European Capital of Culture for 2010. Literally straddling the busy waterway dividing East and West and the continents of Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a city as storied as they come, shaped by great legends, both fictional and factual, and, as some would say, ‘a strangely harmonious clash of cultures’.

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