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    Asia,  Travel

    Cappadocia Itinerary 3 days: things to do

    Cappadocia Itinerary 3 days: how to get there, when to go and what to see? The best balloon tour? Plan by yourself or with a travel agency?  In this first article we want to give you many useful tips to avoid troubles during your journey to Cappadocia and, if like me, you have included in the “100 things to do before you die”, you really can’t be wrong! How to get to Cappadocia? From Istanbul, daily nonstop flights to Nevsheir airport, the nearest airport to Göreme (the city where we recommend to stay) or to Kayseri, the most popular airport (we have also chosen it) because it guarantees a greater…

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    Asia,  Travel

    Nine million bicycles in Beijing: my lost city

    Nine million bicycles in Beijing. The beautiful song of Katie Melua, accompanied my first trip to Beijing in the late 2005. Once I arrived there I found a city so different from that you can see today… and so far for our western perception of life. Beijing was just starting its opening to the rest of the world, up for the 2008 Olympic games. Bicycles, bicycles and bicycles painted as colourful snakes the huge roads of the city. Few cars, the main part taxis, were just hidden by this bicycles river and by the traditional rickshaws. This is the first image I remember of my sweet Beijing which doesn’t exist…