Istanbul bridge between Europe and Asia at dot429.com

Istanbul bridge between Europe and Asia at dot429.com  |  429MAGAZINE  |  Everyone, my weekly column on Gay Luxury Travel for 429MAGAZINE at dot429.com is out and online. Check it OUT. !!! This week based on my recent experience in Istanbul, Turkey. Inside tips on where to stay, dine, wine and must dos and sees. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

Special thanks for this trip to Aristo Tours – local Tour Operator of Turkey and to Lufthansa for flying me there in full class and style on their brand new Business Class configuration and Boeings 747-8.

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GPS Carlos Melia on my way to Istanbul Turkey

GPS Carlos Melia on my way to Istanbul Turkey  |  Istanbul, Turkey  |  Once again at an Airport and heading to a new destination, shocking right. This time at Tegel Airport in Berlin, heading onboard Lufthansa to Istanbul via Munich. First time coming to Turkey and I have an amazing schedule to explore this city in five days. I will be reporting live for the Blue Mosque and the onboard a private yacht on the Bosphorus. So stay tuned. As for Germany, it has been a great visit to Berlin and I will be reporting and sharing all videos and photos soon, when I have a minute to seat down and blog about it. Calling my name to board, TTL and see you tonight at the W Hotel Istanbul, my first overnight stop. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

(*) Special thanks to those companies that are making this trip possible, in particular Aristo Tours, knowledgeable tour local tour operator in Istanbul and Lufthansa.

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Berlin – Istanbul – London here I come

Berlin – Istanbul – London here I come   |  Hey dear followers, next week I am going on tour once again. This time to several destinations in Europe. Pride Season is on and I am taking of to key cities at the Old Continent.  So stay tuned since I will be reviewing several destinations, hotels, tours and restaurants. The itinerary will be:

Berlin, Germany
 – June 21/25 (special thanks to Lufthansa, United Airways and Hotel de Rome by Rocco Forte) I will be heading there to try the new Business Class by Lufthansa, for the pre-opening of the Nuremberg Airport and the Berlin Gay Pride Parade

Istanbul, Turkey
 – June 25/29 (special thanks to Aristo ToursLufthansaW Istanbul, The Sofa Hotel, Design Hotels and Istanbul Convention Visitors Bureau, Interlimousine and The House Hotel of Nisantasi and Galatasaray) This will be my first visit to Turkey and I am already uber excited about it. Was high on my Travel Bucket List.

London, Bath, Costwolds and Stratford, England
– June 29/July 09 (special thanks to Visit Britain, Boutique Marketing, Eccleston Square Hotel and PR&Co) A full week exploring my beloved London and new areas to discover. We will take part of the VIP World Pride Event.

So stay tuned, and follow all my travel chronicles, tips and reviews on all these amazing and exciting destinations. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

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