FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Marlene Goldman
December 2022
Dec 9, 2022

Hidden Gem: Discover Istanbul’s Vibrant Balat Neighborhood

The UNESCO World Heritage neighborhood of Balat rivals İstanbul’s Old City for its historic significance, with an added splash of color. Its cobbled hilly streets boast a full rainbow of houses, cafés, restaurants and churches painted in pinks, reds, oranges, yellows, greens and blues — parts even surpassing my native San Francisco’s steep, colorful corridors. The most vibrant stretch of homes, dating anywhere from 50 to 200 years old, runs along Kiremit Caddesi.


There’s more to travel than just getting there.

Class Act 2022
Oct 17, 2022

Designers Dream Big When it Comes to Aircraft Seating Concepts

Privacy, flexibility and sustainability are just a few key words in the future of airline seat design. Airlines across the globe reconfigure coach, premium, business and first-class offerings with concepts like sleep pods; adjustable seating panels; and lightweight, sustainable materials.