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Aviva Patz is deputy editor of She is a former executive editor of Psychology Today, and has written extensively for Health, Prevention, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Redbook, Self, Shape, Fitness, Cooking Light, Natural Health, Parents, American Baby, Weight Watchers, and more. Aviva graduated from Barnard College and Columbia University School of Journalism and is the lead singer of the alt-rock band The Hey Honeys. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two teenage girls.

Meet the Only City in the World That Straddles Two Continents

An eclectic mix of cultures, traditions, flavors and colors greets visitors to Istanbul, where Europe meets Asia, East meets West, and ancient and modern coexist.