Archive for the ‘Turkey’ Category

Up And Coming Holiday Destinations

Up And Coming Holiday Destinations
by Elizabeth Conraty Special to The Lost Girls As the years pass, the popular holiday destinations change. Some holiday spots become run down and lose their luster, while others become overcrowded and tourists look elsewhere for less crowded holiday experiences. Other locations create new and better...
July 31st, 2012 | Croatia, Portugal, south korea, Spain, Turkey | Read More

One Day in Istanbul

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls    I watched the two women in front of me go in without a head covering. I paused and fingered the scarf I had draped over my head and shoulders self-consciously. “Does my head not have to be covered?” I asked the guard at the entrance, wanting to be respectful,...
November 17th, 2011 | Extras, Middle East, Turkey | Read More

In Room Review: Seven Hills Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey

As dusk settled in Istanbul, I walked down a quiet cobblestone stone street, glancing in the little shops and restaurants. The older gentleman standing in the doorway of the oriental rug store adjacent to the Seven Hills Hotel greeted me with a warm smile and friendly hello. I was eager to check out this...
February 24th, 2011 | In-Room Reviews, Turkey | Read More

What to See and Savor in Istanbul

What to See and Savor in Istanbul
Straddling Asia and Europe, Istanbul is an exotic fusion of East and West. From the colossal Hagia Sofia, to the small minarets that dot the hills on the horizon, to the sweet baklava, this ancient city is chock full of history, picturesque views, and divine food. In addition to visiting Istanbul’s...
February 10th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Turkey | Read More