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What You Could Get in Izmir for $10 – Some Things That Also Make Me Want to Go Back to the City!

Hello, everyone! 😀

The second Wednesday of 2019, and my correspondence with Lindsay from My Trampoline Kids took me back to summer 2010 instead. Time flies so fast that I didn’t even notice that it’s almost 9 years already ever since I left Izmir.

Yes, on this week’s $10 series, we’ll go to the Aegean coast to see how you could spend your $10 in Izmir. When I read Lindsay’s piece on this, I’ve got so many things to add on but then again I’m not sure how much 9 years have changed the city.

3 years ago, I was also in Turkey but I, unfortunately, didn’t get a chance to stop by the present area of Smyrna and only had a chance to visit my friend in Mersin and my then-boyfriend in Istanbul.

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7 Cringeworthy Tourist Attractions That I’ve Ever Visited

I think if you took some time to ask people who love traveling why they bother to leave their comfort zone and flee to some foreign place, the answer would be quite clear: for us, it’s always good to experience some place that we’ve never been before.

But then again, don’t think that all places that we’ve visited gave us some satisfaction, because sometimes you expected something too much that when you got there, you did nothing but cringe because you were just not ready for such an ugly truth.

I mean, with the technology and all, pretty much like your face with Instagram filter, some places look even greater in the pictures and when you get there, well clearly the pictures are simply overrated.

On this post, I’ve listed 7 tourist attractions that made me feel that way. You may not agree with me, so I’m open with your two cents! 😀

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