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Sarah + Andrew: The gift of Turkey and Greece

Sarah + Andrew: The gift of Turkey and Greece - Honeymoon registry Your presence on our wedding day is the greatest gift that we could ask for.

However, if you would like to honour us with a gift, we have assembled a registry of honeymoon presents below.

We thought this was a great idea for our friends and family to be involved, see where we are travelling for our honeymoon and contribute to the beginning of our marriage in a personal way:)

Thank you for being a part of our life

Much hugs and love! xxoo

Sarah + Greenox

Just check the box next to any gifts you wish to purchase, then click the 'Purchase' button at the bottom of the page. All prices are in Australian dollars.

Questions? If you have any questions, please contact the event host.

Gift Value Buy Gift
1. Turkey
1. Istanbul - Accommodation
1. Istanbul - Accommodation
We will be looking to find comfortable digs in the centrally situated historic Sultanahmet (Old town) which is close to all the sights!:)
$150.00 Bought
1. Istanbul - Aya Sofya
1. Istanbul - Aya Sofya
We are going to definitely check this out! Aya Sofya (or Hagia Sophia) is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. This gift will cover our entry fees to see this amazing attraction:)
$30.00

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1. Istanbul - Basilica Cistern
1. Istanbul - Basilica Cistern
Andrew is excited about this - The Basilica Cistern, is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, Turkey. Check it out, the floor is all underwater- Looks like something crazy to explore:)
$50.00 Bought
1. Istanbul - Blue Mosque
1. Istanbul - Blue Mosque
Looks amazing - and great for photos! The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design. The Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616. The money donated for this gift is the entry fee for both of us:)
$30.00

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1. Istanbul - Coffee
1. Istanbul - Coffee
We've heard that Turkish coffee is pretty strong... Andrew is up for the challenge! Even though it looks like soup....
$10.00


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1. Istanbul - Dolmabahçe Palace
1. Istanbul - Dolmabahçe Palace
It's just as a sultan's palace should be: huge and sumptuous, with 285 rooms, 43 large salons, and a 4000kg glass chandelier! It's the grandest of Ottoman imperial palaces. Andrew will be taking notes on this place in time for our house renovation!
$80.00 Bought
1. Istanbul - Egyptian Spice Bazaar
1. Istanbul - Egyptian Spice Bazaar
Definitely on our itinerary for a traditional lunch stop!:)
$20.00 Bought
1. Istanbul - Galata Tower
1. Istanbul - Galata Tower
First constructed from wood in the year 507 AD by the Byzantine Emperor Anastasius, it was rebuilt from stone in 1348 and was at the centre of a fort surrounding the Galata citadel. Do you think there's a lift? :)
$30.00

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1. Istanbul - Grand Bazaar
1. Istanbul - Grand Bazaar
The Grand Bazaar in Instanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops!! Im certain that we may be buying a few presents for ourselves in this place!
$50.00


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1. Istanbul - Istanbul Modern
1. Istanbul - Istanbul Modern
We're thinking a sister art gallery to the Tate Modern in London! Sarah will be lost in here for at least a day:)
$40.00 Bought
1. Istanbul - Romantic Night Cruise on the Bosphorus
1. Istanbul - Romantic Night Cruise on the Bosphorus
We have been told - one of the most enjoyable, and certainly most romantic, night-time activities in Istanbul is to take a Bosphorus night cruise! ;)
$50.00

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1. Istanbul - Romantic Turkish dinner
1. Istanbul - Romantic Turkish dinner
Love food, love Turkish food :) It is one of our traditions when travelling that we always try something we have never eaten before!
$50.00


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1. Istanbul - Turkish Lunch
1. Istanbul - Turkish Lunch
Definitely will need these beautiful dishes to give us energy for sight seeing! Gozleme!!!
$30.00


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2. Selcuk  - Day trip to Pammukale
2. Selcuk - Day trip to Pammukale
Soooo awesome! Pammukale is a site that contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. This will be would be a lasting memory for both of us! Tour also includes the ancient city of Hierapolis!
$110.00 Bought
2. Selcuk - Accommodation
2. Selcuk - Accommodation
Situated in a historical house built of stone and bricks, Saint John Hotel has a central location in the ancient town of Selcuk. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a traditional Turkish bath!!
$110.00


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2. Selcuk - Day trip from Selcuk to Didyma ,Priene, Miletos
2. Selcuk - Day trip from Selcuk to Didyma ,Priene, Miletos
Sarah and her ancient ruins!!! Ephesus may be the creme-de-la-creme of the Aegean archeological sites but south of Kusadasi are the ruins of 3 other very ancient and important settlements, well-worth a day trip!
$110.00

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2. Selcuk - Ephesus
2. Selcuk - Ephesus
One of the best preserved and largest site of ancient ruins lays Ephesus! The site of a succession of great ancient civilizations, Ephesus, on the south-west coast of modern Turkey, embodied a peculiarly fertile synthesis of architecture and culture.
$30.00

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2. Selcuk - Green tea
2. Selcuk - Green tea
Mission 1. Find a decent cup of green tea! Oh it's on!
$10.00


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2. Selcuk - Romantic Dinner
2. Selcuk - Romantic Dinner
A rustic little town offering the best in traditional Turkish fare:)
$30.00


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2. Selcuk - Temple of Artemis
2. Selcuk - Temple of Artemis
One of the 7 wonders of the ancient world!! Following his conquest of the Greek city of Ephesus, King Croesus built a temple to honor the goddess of hunting/wind nature, Artemis. The temple was built in 550BC! Cant miss this!
$30.00 Bought
2. Selcuk - Traditional Turkish Bath
2. Selcuk - Traditional Turkish Bath
We will be needing a serious bath at this point and what better way than to indulge in a Turkish bath? A Turkish bath is also called a hamam. It usually includes massage and a tea bar. Some hamams in Istanbul are over 250 years old!!
$50.00


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2. Selcuk - Turkish Lunch
2. Selcuk - Turkish Lunch
Dolmatas and Turkish wine! Yummy yum!
$20.00


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3. Cappadocia - Accommodation in an underground 'Cave' Hotel!
3. Cappadocia - Accommodation in an underground 'Cave' Hotel!
This will be a new one for us!! We have slept in tents and vans and Andrew has even slept in a tree, but we have never slept in a cave before, nevermind a cave hotel! Looks pretty special from the photos and will leave us with awesome memories!
$150.00 Bought
3. Cappadocia - Evening wine
3. Cappadocia - Evening wine
Nothing better than sharing a bottle of the local wine while staring out at the view! :)
$20.00 Bought
3. Cappadocia - Goreme Open Air Museum
3. Cappadocia - Goreme Open Air Museum
The Göreme Valley holds the region's best collection of painted cave-churches. Medieval orthodox Christian monks (1000-1200 AD) carved the caves from the soft volcanic stone and decorated them with elaborate Byzantine frescoes. Amazing art here!
$30.00

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3. Cappadocia - Hot air balloon  ride over the 'Fairy Chimney's'
3. Cappadocia - Hot air balloon ride over the 'Fairy Chimney's'
The thought of flying above the ground is amazing, but we have been told that to do it with your head sticking out of a basket, feeling the altitude and the chill is a whole new level! Andrew is particularly excited about this one!!
$240.00 Bought
3. Cappadocia - Romantic Dinner
3. Cappadocia - Romantic Dinner
I wonder if they serve food in the caves? Definitely sounds like an experience! :)
$50.00


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3. Cappadocia - Turkish Lunch
3. Cappadocia - Turkish Lunch
We are going to be famished after all our exploring!! Turkish bread - and Turkish delight baby!
$20.00


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3. Cappadocia - Turkish Night Entertainment Show
3. Cappadocia - Turkish Night Entertainment Show
This gift includes Dinner at Cave Restaurant, Turkish Folk Dances, a Belly Dance Performance, Whirling Dervishes Performance and Unlimited Drinks. Andrew might even get up for a boogie:)
$110.00 Bought
3. Cappadocia - Underground Cities - tour
3. Cappadocia - Underground Cities - tour
Actual cities - underground!! What the? With its five floors extending to a depth of approximately 60 m, one of these cities is said to be large enough to shelter 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores! Have to explore this!!
$60.00 Bought
4. Gallipoli - Day trip from Istanbul
4. Gallipoli - Day trip from Istanbul
A little bit more somber, but we couldn't leave Turkey without going to Gallipoli and paying our respects, as well as getting educated on the history of Gallipoli:) Will be an emotional visit, but well worth it we are sure.
$100.00


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2. Greece
1. Crete - Knossos
1. Crete - Knossos
Amazing- almost 9000 years old, the magnificent Minoan palace of Knossos , the center of the Minoan civilisation! Rumour has it this where the Minotaur was born!
$40.00

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1. Crete, Rethymno - Accommodation
1. Crete, Rethymno - Accommodation
We will be staying in the old town of Rethymnon which is one of the best-preserved towns of the Renaissance. Lying in the heart of modern Rethymnon, it combines the oriental features of the Turkish period with Renaissance-style architecture.
$150.00


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1. Crete, Rethymno - Fortezza castle
1. Crete, Rethymno - Fortezza castle
If theres anything that Andrew loves, its a castle! At the place where the ancient acropolis was, one of the largest Venetian castles, overlooking the sea and the town. It was built in the 16th century to protect the town against the pirate raids.
$40.00

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1. Crete, Rethymno - Greek lunch
1. Crete, Rethymno - Greek lunch
Gyros, kebab, or maybe octopus? Yummy!
$20.00


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1. Crete, Rethymno - Night out
1. Crete, Rethymno - Night out
Nothing like the nightlife on a Greek Island! xx
$50.00


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1. Crete, Rethymno - Rethymno Centre of Contemporary Art
1. Crete, Rethymno - Rethymno Centre of Contemporary Art
As you may be aware Sarah loves her art, and in turn, loves a good art gallery! It is interesting that there is a contemporary art gallery in such historic surroundings and may be where we buy our first piece of Greek art for our home xx
$20.00 Bought
1. Crete, Rethymno - Romantic Greek Dinner
1. Crete, Rethymno - Romantic Greek Dinner
Beautiful Greek food with a carafe of retsina!!! Love!
$30.00


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1. Crete, Rethymno - Shopping
1. Crete, Rethymno - Shopping
Sarah will be going a little bit crazy with the shopping here, but what better place than this medieval town to indulge and buy some great presents? But no pottery, she promises! ;)
$50.00


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2. Santorini - Accommodation
2. Santorini - Accommodation
Ahhh Santorini! One of the most beautiful and romantic places on earth!! We will be staying in traditional accommodation on the cliffs of Fira overlooking the volcanoes:) xx
$150.00


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2. Santorini - Cable Car experience
2. Santorini - Cable Car experience
One for Andrew as he is good with heights! Almost a vertical drop to the ocean from the top of Santorini's cliffs!! Hope Sarah doesn't freak out too much!
$30.00

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2. Santorini - Cocktails on a cliff
2. Santorini - Cocktails on a cliff
Some of the best bars in Santorini have the best views, and relaxing with a few cocktails while the sun goes down is certainly on the to do list!
$40.00


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2. Santorini - Day trip
2. Santorini - Day trip
This day trip includes; Climbing a volcano, swimming in hot springs, riding a donkey up a cliff and watching the most beautiful and romantic sunset in the world (in Sarah's humble opinion)! Once in a lifetime experience! xx
$150.00 Bought
2. Santorini - Lovely lunch
2. Santorini - Lovely lunch
Some of the best food in Greece- accompanied by traditional Greek music xx
$30.00


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2. Santorini - Quad bike hire
2. Santorini - Quad bike hire
It wouldn't be travelling for Andrew unless there were some adrenaline activities, so.......Forget scooters- we will be exploring the island by Quad bike and buggies!
$40.00


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2. Santorini - Romantic dinner
2. Santorini - Romantic dinner
The most romantic views and yummy dinners are in Santorini:)
$60.00


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2. Santorini - Souvenir Shopping
2. Santorini - Souvenir Shopping
Sarah will be tempted to buy pottery here but hopefully will buy some lovely Greek sandals or a chess board instead! :)
$40.00


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3. Mykonos - Accommodation
3. Mykonos - Accommodation
We will be looking to stay in Mykonos town, close to all the shopping and activities this legendary island has to offer:)
$150.00


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3. Mykonos - Cocktails by the beach
3. Mykonos - Cocktails by the beach
Title says it all:) Lovely and relaxing!:)
$30.00


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3. Mykonos - Ferry to Delos
3. Mykonos - Ferry to Delos
A tiny island of of Mykonos, is reputed to be the birth place of Apollo the sun god - will be great to check out the ruins and become acquainted with the gods.
$55.00


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3. Mykonos - Horseback riding in Mykonos
3. Mykonos - Horseback riding in Mykonos
Yay! Horses! We would be riding through the country side, visiting hidden places like Mirsini beach, followed by lunch at Fokos beach taverna!
$100.00

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3. Mykonos - Quad bike hire
3. Mykonos - Quad bike hire
Best way to explore an island!!:) x
$50.00


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3. Mykonos - Relaxing lunch
3. Mykonos - Relaxing lunch
Get in our belly!
$20.00


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3. Mykonos - Romantic dinner
3. Mykonos - Romantic dinner
Going to eat dinner at a restaurant on the beach- beautiful!
$40.00


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3. Mykonos - Tinos Island Tour
3. Mykonos - Tinos Island Tour
Only 45 minutes away is Tinos, the gorgeous neighbour island of Mykonos. Tinos is known as the Holy Island and it is also known for its many mountain villages, some of the most beautiful examples of Cycladic architecture in Greece!
$100.00 Bought
4. Athens - Accommodation
4. Athens - Accommodation
We will be looking to stay in the Plaka which is near the Acropolis xxoo
$150.00


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4. Athens - Day trip to Delphi
4. Athens - Day trip to Delphi
Delphi in ancient times was considered the center of the known world, the place where heaven and earth met. Delphi was the meeting place of two eagles, released by Zeus and sent in opposite directions. Where they met indicated the centre of the earth
$100.00 Bought
4. Athens - Monastiraki Flea Market
4. Athens - Monastiraki Flea Market
One of the best places to find rare vinyl and vintage clothing! Sarah will find that Andrew may go a little shopping crazy here!
$30.00


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4. Athens - Mount Lycabettus
4. Athens - Mount Lycabettus
Best and romantic view in all of Athens! Not to mention you get to take a crazy train to get to the top!
$40.00

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4. Athens - National Museum of Contemporary Art
4. Athens - National Museum of Contemporary Art
Sarah will at this point be going a little crazy if she doesn't check out some of the contemporary art in this major city:)
$30.00

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4. Athens - Ouzo
4. Athens - Ouzo
After a long day sight seeing - nothing better than sipping ouzo and looking out at the view (maybe a game of chess or two?).
$40.00

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4. Athens - Plaka
4. Athens - Plaka
Um.....To be honest Sarah will probably buy pottery here.....
$40.00

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4. Athens - Romantic dinner
4. Athens - Romantic dinner
Some of the best places to eat is in Athens- with some restaurants providing traditional Greek dancing, and the smashing of the plates!
$50.00


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4. Athens - Temple of Hephaestus
4. Athens - Temple of Hephaestus
Hephaestus was the patron god of metal working and craftsmanship. (Andrew will feel at home!!) This beautiful building stands largely as built!
$30.00 Bought
4. Athens - The Acropolis!
4. Athens - The Acropolis!
The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins, like the Parthenon. This gift would be our entry fee!
$30.00

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