Mert Ozler

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Repeat Vietnam: The trip I had to have

Sometimes a second visit makes all the difference. Living up to our blog name I recently made a repeat visit to Vietnam, and it was pretty much the …

Vietnam

Arrondissements of Paris Archives

PARIS ARRONDISSEMENT GUIDE: 7th ARRONDISSEMENT OF PARIS Without leaving Paris’ Rive Gauche and following the Seine River…<p>PARIS ARRONDISSEMENT GUIDE: …

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

Travel

A love affair with Latin America

As winter approached in 2008, I was working from home and decided to change my base for somewhere warmer for a couple of months. Where else but South America, with its summer on November’s horizon? After all, I spoke Spanish, having learnt it at school and in Madrid. After Madrid, I had spent three …

South America

66 Ideas For Your Magical 2018 World Bucket List

Whether you set New Year's resolutions or not, you undoubtedly have a few things in the back of your mind that you want to achieve, see, or do. …

British Columbia

Avocado Recipes

These delicious recipes include gooey cheese-topped guacamole and chilled avocado soup with crab.

Food

Vineyards, Seasides And Tapas… In Menorca, Spain

After a busy lazy day in the Ciutadella (and have worked up quite the appetite), we headed over to Café Balear by the harbour, where we would be …

Balearic Islands

Highlights From a Trip to Saigon, Vietnam

Dad and I recently traveled to Southeast Asia together, including 3 nights in Saigon. Using 50,000 Alaska Airlines miles each, we flew Cathay Pacific …

South-east Asia

15 Amazing Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Western Australia (WA) is the largest state in Australia and attracts over 10 million visitors each year. It not only boasts some of the best beaches …

Western Australia

5 Crazy-Delicious Shrimp Recipes You'll Make Again & Again

From Greek Shrimp with Feta to Grilled Shrimp Tacos, these simple shrimp recipes will make any meal special. Just remember: unless you live on the coast and have access to fresh shrimp, it’s best to buy frozen shrimp. The “fresh” shrimp you see in the seafood case at the supermarket are almost …

Seafood

5 Enchanting European Castles You Can Rent for Your Next Vacation

For those of us without a royal bloodline, the idea of owning a castle is a distant dream. But staying a few nights or even weeks in a 17th-century castle with a butler, 10 bedrooms, and a helipad is actually quite attainable. In Europe, certain luxury online travel companies offer the chance to …

Pazar konseri // Sting - Bataclan (Paris 2016)

13 Kasım 2015’teki terör saldırısının ardından Fransız halkının ve olaylara sahne olan Bataclan konser salonunun toparlanması tam bir yıl sürdü ve 21 …

Pazar konseri // Pearl Jam - Pinkpop (1992)

Müzik dünyasının en köklü açık hava festivalleri arasında ye alan Hollanda’daki Pinkpop, 1992 yazında Soundgarden, PJ Harvey ve Lou Reed gibi birçok …

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Getaways in the U.S. and Caribbean

Forget to make plans this Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry—it's not too late. From quick island escapes to a romantic night in wine country, here are some of the best last-minute getaways in the U.S. and the Caribbean. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

Dominican Republic

The Biggest, Unruliest, and Classiest Carnival Parties Around the World

From Rio to Sydney—and so many places in between—it’s officially party time. Here's where to do it right.<p>Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<p>Nobody throws a party quite like Brazil, and there’s no Brazilian party quite like Rio Carnaval. The wild and colorful street party is the world’s largest carnival …

Brazil

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

Cooking

Why You Should Take a Sake Bath in Japan

We swear, it's for health reasons.<p>When we heard about a castle in Italy offering wine-inspired spa treatments, we pretty much thought we were in heaven—hello booze, castles, and spas. But a few spots in Japan may have just kicked it up a notch by offering relaxing baths made of sake, or rice …

Japan

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

Türkiye'deki kayak otelleri yeni yıla hazır!

<b>PALANDÖKEN</b><p><b>Polat Erzurum Resort Hotel</b><br>Beş yıldızlı otel, Palandöken Dağı telesiyejlerine sadece 5 dakikalık mesafede yer alıyor. Şu sıralar Erzurum’da …

27 YIL SONRA TEKRAR VİZYONA GİRECEK GOODFELLAS’TAN İLK FRAGMAN

Gelmiş geçmiş en iyi gangster filmleri kategorisinde ilk üçe oynayan, Martin Scorsese deyince bilmeyeni bile bildiren film Goodfellas, 27 yıl sonra …

KATE MOSS’LU YEPYENİ BİR ELVIS PRESLEY VİDEOSU

Geçtiğimiz Ekim ayında yayınlanan The Wonder of You: Elvis Presley With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra albümü, Kate Moss’un oynadığı müzik videosu …

Why Trump keeps hiring Goldman Sachs bankers

President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly name Gary Cohn, the longtime chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs, the director of the National Economic Council.<p>If you're keeping count, that would be another Goldman alum in Trump's orbit, in addition to: former Goldman banker (and former <i>Breitbart</i> …

Donald Trump

Monte dei Paschi races to raise €5bn cash by end of year

<b>Italy's Monte dei Paschi bank has said it will try to raise €5bn (£4bn; $5.3bn) from investors by year end as it races to avoid a state rescue.</b><p>In a statement, the world's oldest bank said it would stick to the recovery plan it outlined on 25 October, which includes issuing new shares.<p>The bank had …

Investing

Why Goldman Sachs Could Again Rule Wall Street

The surge in volatility since the election has reawakened hedge funds, which are Goldman’s core clientele<p>Wall Street’s “flow monsters” are suddenly looking less formidable.<p>So far, the postelection trading world seems to be rewarding everyone on Wall Street. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. …

Wall Street

Speediest Traders Becoming Less Welcome in Currency Markets

The most aggressive high-frequency currency traders are showing signs of losing steam, suggesting platforms have succeeded at thwarting some speedy …

Stock Markets

7,500 Faceless Coders Paid in Bitcoin Built a Hedge Fund's Brain

Richard Craib is a 29-year-old South African who runs a hedge fund in San Francisco. Or rather, he doesn't run it. He leaves that to an artificially …

Here’s how much you would have made had you invested in Apple after its IPO

Thirty-six years ago today, Dec. 12, Apple went public. If you’d been investing in fledgling computer startups in the early 1980s and had no problem playing the long game with your investments, they would’ve paid off dearly with even a small investment in Apple.<p>Through the successes of the …

Market Capitalization

Finland's 'FinRelax' Program Is All About Slow Travel and the Outdoors

Saunas trump sightseeing in this zen country.<p>You book a trip to a new city and are bombarded with bar, museum and restaurant options, each one more eager than the next to get you in the door. But, Finland wants you to stay the heck out… Outdoors that is. The country’s tourism board just announced …

European Travel

The 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Spain

One of the best ways to see Spain is on a cross-peninsula road trip. Sure, you can't leave without seeing the big cities—Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia—but when you navigate the country by car you see a whole other side of it—the small towns. Maybe you come across a tiny Andalusian mountain town …

European Travel

Step Into Coco's Apartment at the Chanel Culture Exhibit in Venice

An intimate exhibit of Coco Chanel's personal items from her Paris apartment shows a different side of the late designer.<p>Coco Chanel will always be the stylish French woman who made quilted handbags, camellias, and tweed suits chic. But that's a one-dimensional portrait of an enigmatic …

Coco Chanel