How to Get a Free City Tour of Istanbul through Turkish Airlines

Long layovers suck (she writes as she is sitting through a 14 hour layover with someone doing construction work overhead at 3am…another story for another day). If only there were a way to easily leave the airport and explore.  Here’s the deal—Istanbul has a brand spanking new airport and it is beautiful to look at.…

View of Budapest across the Danube on the free walking tour in Budapest

The Best Free Walking Tours in Europe

There would have to be a really good reason for me to miss out on free walking tours in the city I am traveling in. For instance, there aren’t any. That is justification enough for me to take a pass. Grave illness. There’s another reason. They charge money upfront. Um, well then stop calling yourself…