In 1913 Two Frenchwomen Took The Earliest Color Photos Of Ireland

The earliest color photos of Ireland were captured in 1913 by two Frenchwomen, Madeleine Mignon and Marguerite Mespoulet. Read more!

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17th Century Swedish Gold Coast: A Nordic Colony in Africa

Did you know that there had once been a Swedish Colony in what is now modern day Ghana? Click to find out more about the Swedish Gold Coast.

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Unpopular Ankara: Rainbow Hills, Clay Valley and Necropolis of Nallıhan

Two unpopular natural wonders in Ankara: The Colorful Hills and The Clay Valley of Nallıhan. Click to explore these breathtaking hidden gems!

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Yediler Monastery And A Rewarding Hike At Lake Bafa

Seven Monastery is an unpopular history gem that is located at the range of Besparmak Mountains. Click to learn more about this hidden gem!

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Gli The Cat: The Celebrity Guard Of Hagia Sophia

Gli the cat, the celebrity guard of Hagia Sophia has been on duty for 16 years and currently has more than 80.000 followers on Instagram. Click to meet her!

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The Bored Viking General Who “Vandalized” Hagia Sophia

Around 1100 years ago, probably during a Sunday mass, a bored Viking named Halvdan carved his name on a marble slab at the upper gallery of Hagia Sophia.

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Macedonian Heritage In Turkey: Blaundos Ancient City

An ancient Macedonian city founded by Alexander the Great’s people on the highlands of Western Turkey: Blaundos Ancient City. Click to learn more!

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The Mysterious Han Underground City, Eskişehir

Anatolia abounds with mysterious archeological wonders and Han Underground City in Eskişehir (Western Turkey) is one of them. Let’s explore it together!

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A Roadtrip Surprise: Sivrihisar Armenian Church in Eskişehir, Turkey

On our road back to Ankara we stumbled upon a huge Armenian Church (Surp Yerotutyun Church) in the Sivrihisar and marveled by it’s beauty upon visiting.

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Kazan Karalar Roman Temple and Mariegordus Ancient City

Adding another place to our list of “Hidden Historical Gems of Anatolia”: Kazan Karalar Roman Temple and Mariegordus Ancient City! Click to read more!

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