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Start planning your post-pandemic trip to these four places in Turkey

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With autumn’s cooler temperatures right around the corner, many people are itching to escape to a warmer destination. But with thespread of COVID-19, travellers won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. This gives future jet setters the opportunity to slow down, research and thoroughly plan their perfect post-pandemic trip.

One popular tourist destination, Turkey, is eager to welcome back international visitors when it is safe to travel again. To enter this country straddling Europe and Asia, each traveller must have an e-Visa, which permits a stay up to three months in the country. The Turkey e-Visa replaces the sticker or stamp visas formerly issued at border crossings. Those planning their trip can click here for Further information about Turkey Visa

With an e-Visa, Canadians can enter Turkey once travel restrictions are lifted. Until that happens, we can dream about visiting these four spectacular destinations.


This is where so many photographers have taken those gorgeous photos of hot air balloons against a colourful sunset. Cappadocia is located in central Turkey and is known for its chimney-like rock formations, which were formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. The central region of Turkey is semi-arid and filled with hiking trails around rock formations that lead to stunning views of the setting sun. Travellers are sure to feel as if they’re living in a fairy tale.


Antalya is a resort city located on the Turkish Mediterranean coast,

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East Devon travel guide: best attractions, walks, restaurants and places to stay

Boasting beautiful beaches and some of the most rural landscapes in the UK, East Devon may just be the ideal spot for a country break. 

With its rolling hills, picturesque villages, big bold ridges, forests and clear fast-flowing streams, the region is open again and accessible within a three-hour drive of key cities in the south of England. 

Ruud Jansen Venneboer, co-founder of East Devon Excellence, gives his tips on where to go, the hotels to stay at, the best food and the attractions to visit.

Jurassic Coast, East Devon
Walking and hiking: take the less travelled path

Enjoy breathtaking scenes along the South West Coast Path from beautiful Branscombe to Beer, or venture further along the Jurassic Coast to Exmouth.

Take the short walk from Colyton to Smallicombe Farm, where all manner of rural pursuits are on hand to enjoy. 

Explore Fire Beacon Hill – one of ten East Devon nature reserves. It’s a ten-minute stroll between Sidmouth and Sidbury and those who make it are rewarded with stunning panoramas from the place where the ridge terminates in a dramatic summit. This was the ideal place to light warning beacons in times of yore. Managed with nature conservation as a priority, the nature reserves are free to visit and explore and range from ancient woodlands to stunning heathland and wetland havens.

Located inland of Exmouth and neighbouring Budleigh, you’ll find the beautiful and unique East Devon Pebblebed Heaths. These scenic heathlands offer superb walking opportunities – try one of

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