Cappadocia, Turkey: Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Cappadocia is rightly famous for its fantastic land formations and labyrinthine cave dwellings going back to early Christian days. And it's also famous for a breathtaking way to survey this exotic landscape: by riding a hot-air balloon. Each morning, 50 to 80 balloons lift off, giving lots of travelers a fine memory and stunning pictures. At, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.