Known as the bridge between East and West, Istanbul often becomes one of the most awe-inspiring cities in the lists of various explorers of the world. And it’s easy to understand why. It has historical traces from so many eras which seamlessly unite in the modern metropolis of 15 million people. Istanbul has breathtaking architecture, yummy food, beautiful Bosphorus strait, and one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets. On top of it, it’s full of ancient and rich traditions! Even a weekend in this city is enough to make you wish to return here again and again.
When people think of visiting Marrakesh, the first thing that comes to mind is going way in time to an ancient city with a rich culture, but one that has embraced modernity. A picture of ancient palaces, people on horseback and spice vendors fills their minds. Colorful souks (open-air markets) littered with donkey carts, local dishes, and the world renown Jemaa el-Fnaa are some of the things that welcome people to the Red City.