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March 1, 2013
Aida Tourism

Aida Tourism

Turkey is anything but new. Peppered with Biblical ruins and Roman cities, home to some of the world’s finest beaches and the only metropolis to span two continents, Turkey has been ‘on the map’ practically since maps were invented. And yet, this vast and diverse country offers no end of surprises. Aida Tours is one great way to find them.

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July 29, 2012
Lessons in Turkish Delights

Lessons in Turkish Delights

 

Turkey is anything but new. Peppered with Biblical ruins and Roman cities, home to some of the world’s finest beaches and the only metropolis to span two continents, Turkey has been ‘on the map’ practically since maps were invented. And yet, this vast and diverse country offers no end of surprises. Aida Tours is one great way to find them.

Any trip to Turkey will likely begin in Istanbul, one of the world’s largest – and, by all accounts, greatest – urban centers. Why not arrive by train on the Danube Express‘s Istanbul Loop, beginning in Budapest and passing through Bulgaria and Serbia on the way toward the Bosphorus? Eight scheduled stops allow visitors a chance to admire the changing architectural, natural and cultural scenery along the way.

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April 2, 2012
Lessons in the Turkish Riviera

Lessons in the Turkish Riviera

You’ve heard of St. Tropez and Capri. You’ve been to Palma and Mykonos. But what about Bodrum? For years now Turkey’s Aegean coast has been “The Next Big Thing.” Well, it’s not ‘next’ anymore, and Aida Tours will show you the best it has to offer.

Bodrum’s picturesque historic center is home not only to a fantastical medieval castle and a lively downtown promenade lined with bars and café, it is also a hub for international jet setters, whose sailboats and yachts litter the harbor. From here, you can set out on a legendary Blue Cruise down the Aegean coast, past isolated coves and forgotten ruins.

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