Europe

12 Things to Know Before Visiting Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia
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12 Things to Know Before Visiting Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia

No trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, would be complete without a visit to Catherine Palace in the suburb of Pushkin. Catherine Palace (or the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo) tops many of the “must-see” lists for planning a trip to this area. Being armed with a little knowledge before you go can certainly make the…

Pavlovsk Palace – Is It Worth Adding to Your St. Petersburg Itinerary?
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Pavlovsk Palace – Is It Worth Adding to Your St. Petersburg Itinerary?

Pavlovsk Palace (or Paul’s Palace) isn’t as popular of a tourist destination as Catherine Palace or Peterhoff Palace – but does that mean it’s not worth adding to your St. Petersburg, Russia itinerary? This post will explain! What is Pavlovsk Palace? But first, you’re probably wondering what in the world this place actually is. Here’s…

Moscow, Russia for New Year’s Eve – River Cruise Review
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Moscow, Russia for New Year’s Eve – River Cruise Review

This year we spent New Year’s Eve in Moscow, Russia and my brother-in-law was visiting for the occasion too! This was really exciting for us and we wanted to go all out to ring in the New Year. My biggest regret when we tried to watch the NYE fireworks display in Sydney, Australia, was that…

Behind the Scenes of My Hot Air Balloon Photos From Cappadocia, Turkey
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Behind the Scenes of My Hot Air Balloon Photos From Cappadocia, Turkey

I’m going to be honest here, I’ve been procrastinating editing this particular set of photos from Turkey because I thought they were all going to be awful. Which I know sounds ridiculous – LOOK AT THAT BACKDROP. How can you have a bad pic with that? But, as you may recall in my previous posts,…

Where to Stay in Goreme, Turkey – Sultan Cave Suites Review
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Where to Stay in Goreme, Turkey – Sultan Cave Suites Review

Sultan Cave Suites in Goreme, Turkey is best known for its breakfast terrace. From here, you are treated to a breathtaking view of hot air balloons rising above Goreme every morning (weather permitting). This hotel is quickly gaining popularity, thanks to shots of its terrace going viral on Instagram. But before you book your stay…

Here’s What to Know Before Taking the Green Tour in Cappadocia, Turkey (with New Goreme Tours)
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Here’s What to Know Before Taking the Green Tour in Cappadocia, Turkey (with New Goreme Tours)

Heading to Cappadocia, Turkey? When you book your Green Tour of the area with New Goreme Tours, mention “Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel” for 10% off your entire purchase with New Goreme Tours! We’ve covered the “Red Tour” in Cappadocia, Turkey. So, now it’s time to discuss what the Green Tour is! Out of…

What to Expect on the Red Tour in Cappadocia, Turkey with New Goreme Tours
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What to Expect on the Red Tour in Cappadocia, Turkey with New Goreme Tours

Heading to Cappadocia, Turkey? When you book your Red Tour of the area with New Goreme Tours, mention “Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel” for 10% off your entire tour purchase with New Goreme Tours! There’s more to the Cappadocia region of Turkey than just hot air balloons! From the Open Air Museum to “Love…

How to Dress for the Red & Green Tours in Cappadocia, Turkey
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How to Dress for the Red & Green Tours in Cappadocia, Turkey

Boots c/o* | Jeans | Jacket | Cardigan (similar) | Scarf | Sunnies (similar) I decided to write this post because it seems like there are quite a few misconceptions about how you should dress for these day tours in Cappadocia, Turkey. I have a suspicion that Instagram is to blame for this. Heck, if…

What It’s Like to Ride a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey with Butterfly Balloons
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What It’s Like to Ride a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey with Butterfly Balloons

Cappadocia, Turkey is famous for many things…However, its hot air balloon rides are perhaps its most distinguishing feature. Roughly 100 balloons take to the skies every morning (weather permitting). It’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen…and it happens every morning at sunrise! (This area has the perfect weather for ballooning, and it…

What I Wore for the Sultan Cave Suites Famous Terrace (for Viewing Hot Air Balloons)
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What I Wore for the Sultan Cave Suites Famous Terrace (for Viewing Hot Air Balloons)

Scarf c/o* | Skirt c/o* | Sweater c/o* (Similar here) | Heels Anyone with an Instagram account has likely seen the iconic images of someone posing in a cute outfit as the hot air balloons rise beautifully at sunrise behind them. This is in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, and the majority of these images…

You Can Take a Tank Ride Tour in Moscow, Russia (Seriously!)
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You Can Take a Tank Ride Tour in Moscow, Russia (Seriously!)

Note: This post is in no way meant to promote violence of any kind. This is simply an off-the-beaten-path tour that is available in Russia. All shots fired here were blanks, therefore no living thing was injured in any way. Things in life I never thought I’d say, “Why yes, I’ve ridden in a Soviet…

Moscow’s Bunker-42 Cold War Museum (It’s 200+ Feet Underground!)
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Moscow’s Bunker-42 Cold War Museum (It’s 200+ Feet Underground!)

Bunker-42 was once a top-secret, Soviet military complex. Stalin had commissioned it to be made after the United States created a nuclear bomb. 65 meters (or about 213 feet) underground, was the desired depth to protect Russia’s top officials from a nuclear attack. It became operational in 1954. Fortunately, it was never needed for its…

5 Things To Know Before Touring the Moscow Metro + 6 Impressive Metro Stations Worth Seeing
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5 Things To Know Before Touring the Moscow Metro + 6 Impressive Metro Stations Worth Seeing

As crazy as it may sound, Moscow’s Metro is so beautiful it absolutely deserves its own tour. You can visit scores of stations and be blown away by each station’s unique architecture. There are over 200 subway stations in Moscow, so it is certainly worth having a plan before you go. This post will share…