Articles Mentioning Cappadocia Hotels

Top 8 Destinations for a Hot-Air Balloon Ride

We’ve come a long way since 1783, when King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, along with 130,000 French citizens, watched as a sheep, ducks, and roosters flew over Versailles in the first-ever hot air balloon ride. Eventually, humans became so comfortable in these pockets of silk and gas that they used them to cross oceans,…

5 Famous Rock Formations and Where to Stay Nearby

When you live on a planet that’s essentially one giant rock, there’s sure to be plenty of incredible geological features on its surface. Luckily, Earth has more than enough amazing natural sights to go around — including many rocky phenomenon. Here, we’ve rounded up five famous rock formations in some of the most beautiful vacation…

5 Cave Villages You Can Visit Around the World

Since the days of, well, cavemen, humans have been using these natural formations as shelters, and for good reason. Caves provide protection from the elements, but they also are natural insulators, typically maintaining comfortable temperatures year round, making for a comfortable home. Some populations have developed caves into much more than simple shelters, using them…

The Perfect Destination for Every Stage of Your Relationship

Nothing tests a relationship quite like going beyond the geographical confines of one’s everyday life and traveling. Whether your relationship is in the nascent dating period or you’ve put your children through college and now have an empty nest, couples can keep the spark alive by hitting the road together. In fact, a 2013 study…

10 Amazing Travel Experiences You Have to Add to Your Bucket List

You’ve probably heard that millennials, and consumers in general, are shifting their buying habits from goods to experiences. Instead of purchasing a new handbag or the latest technology, consumers are opting to splurge on trips to Phuket and scuba diving in the Bahamas. After visiting and investigating thousands and thousands of hotels around the world,…

A Jail Cell to an Ice Room: The 8 Weirdest Places You Can Spend the Night

Oyster hotel investigators have visited over 15,000 hotel properties around the world, so we’ve just about seen it all: crazy luxurious suites, creepy sex motels, itsy-bitsy rooms, castle hotels…but that doesn’t mean that every now and then we come across a hotel stay that even we weren’t expecting. From jail cells to ice rooms (yes,…

Oyster Has 10,000 Hotels! And We Have a Few Favorites…

When Oyster.com launched in June 2009, our young site covered only (albeit extensively) 250 hotels in a limited set of destinations. But today, we are proud to announce that Oyster has reviewed 10,000 hotels — across 76 countries in six continents. That’s a lot, especially when you consider that our investigators visit and photograph each…

Adrenaline Junkie? These 8 Activities Will Give You Serious Thrills

An ideal opportunity to sample new things — local delicacies, cultural pastimes, lively festivals — is while vacationing. If you’re looking for something exhilarating to get the adrenaline pumping, whether from excitement or sheer fright, there are some cities that are perfect for engaging in heart-racing ventures. From scenic hot air ballooning to swimming with…

The Coolest Cave Rooms in Cappadocia

When visiting the Anatolian Region of Turkey, it’s a requirement, in our opinion, to head to Cappadocia. Thanks to erosion and volcanic eruption (natural occurrences we aren’t usually thanking), the city is filled with beautiful rock formations, dubbed “fairy chimneys” for their surreal appearance. They kind of look like honeycombs these days, as over the…