Entries by Liliana Rios Santana

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Travel Update For Turkey

  To the attention of all our passengers flying to Turkey from abroad: This is a new Travel Update For Turkey. Please note that in accordance with the decisions taken by the officials and the precautions we have taken for your health, certain flight restrictions apply for arrivals to Turkey. As of December 28, 2020, […]

My Turkish Honeymoon – 2 – KAŞ

When I met Alper, I remember that during our online conversations he was mentioning this place called Kas and how much he enjoyed spending time there, that it was his favorite place to go and chill leaving behind his hectic life in Istanbul. Years later, when we started our honeymoon trip I had big expectations and wanted to see why Alper liked this town so much.

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Istanbul Airport 1st to get global health accreditation

Istanbul Airport on Wednesday became the first worldwide to receive a new health accreditation from the Airports Council International (ACI).

"We congratulate Istanbul for being the first airport to be accredited through our new Airport Health Accreditation program which demonstrates that they are focused on the health and welfare of travelers, staff, and the public," said ACI World Director General Luis Felipe de Oliveira in a statement by the ACI.

De Oliveira stressed that the airline industry had swiftly adapted to the new realities of the novel coronavirus pandemic, introducing new rules based on globally-consistent protocols.

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It Was In March

The place and the time that I am in my element.

Turkey has a wealth of flora and fauna that has occupied this land since the beginning of time. Diverse climates across the Anatolian, Mediterranean, and Black Sea zones have given Turkey high biodiversity. ⁠Anywhere you look, in a country with such natural diversity as Turkey, you can become acquainted with plants and flowers you’ve never seen before.⁠ Wildflowers, in particular, are plentiful and they just pop up in open space. Whether you’re a botanist, a photographer, or simply someone who appreciates pretty flowers like me the adventure is endless.

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COVID-19 test center established at Istanbul Airport

COVID-19 test center established at Istanbul Airport

A special center for conducting coronavirus tests has been established at Istanbul Airport for passengers, the airport's operator IGA said Wednesday.

The swab samples taken from the throat and nose of the passengers will be processed and examined in the laboratories located at the airport terminal and the results will be delivered to passengers within two hours, Fatih Mere, IGA's operations control director, told reporters.

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