As the economic and cultural heart of Turkey, Istanbul is the world’s tenth most popular destination. A center of arts and fashion, culture and history, with a median age of 23, Istanbul is also a university town with more than 150,000 students.
With a population of more than 13 million, the city of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest, is almost twice as populated as New York, with an area nearly seven times as large as all five New York City boroughs.
More than 60,000 people crowded Commercial Street on a hot, sunny Thursday for this year's Carnival parade. The theme was 'Candyland' and those who participated outdid themselves with original, fun costumes. Check some of them out.
The Key West Business Guild sponsors numerous events throughout the year to promote LGBT tourism in Key West. Tropical Heat is fast becoming a hot summer event and the Island House and Alexander's Guest House were the places to be.