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Turkish Delight 6 - Day Trip to Ephesus

The historical and cultural richness of Turkey is well apparent when you visit Ephesus, the ancient Greek-turned-Roman city situated in western Turkey. Its ruins and colosseum brings you back thousand of years BC and almost makes you feel like you’re on the movie set of Helen of Troy. 74 more words


Turkish Delight 4 - Train Adventure in Izmir

After landing at the airport in Izmir, we headed to the train station which was conveniently located at the airport (ahem, take note Toronto). Our hotel confirmation indicated that the the closest subway station to the hotel was Basmane station, which was only a “15 minute” train ride from the airport. 738 more words



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Ephesus - the 3000-year old city

Ephesus was built in the 10th century BC by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists. It was a city that flourished quickly, making it the third largest of Roman Asia Minor, famous for the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. 549 more words


Tekrar Merhaba!

It’s been about a year since I got back from my last NSLI-Y trip, and here we are again. From September 2 to June 29, I will be embarking on another trip to Turkey, this time for 10 months. 852 more words