Why is Turkey such a popular travel destination?

With the ancient bazaars and Mosques of Istanbul and the Marcian landscapes of Cappadocia, Turkey is one of the hottest destinations on the travel map.

Istanbul has something for every traveler

Tripadvisor chose Istanbul as the world’s best city a few years ago, beating Rome and London, and not by chance. Who wouldn’t want to dine and shop amid Ottoman Empire and Roman structures? On the Instagram friendly scale, Istanbul gets 10 out of 10. Turkish food scene in continent-straddling Istanbul – among the most diverse and exquisite in the world.

Must-See Things in the Istanbul

The wedding of John F.Kennedy and Carolyn Bessette was one of the most important social events of 1996. The final touch to this significant big event was their choice of honeymoon destination. Most socialites of their era and today would choose a Caribbean Island, Maldives, or Paris.

Karakoy : the Modern Istanbul

There are two Istanbuls. One is historic, an ancient city with abundance of cultural treasures — from the Egyptian Obelisk to the walls of the Roman hippodrome and Ottoman monuments. Then there is modern Istanbul, a vibrant metropolis of 15 million.

A Complete Guide to Ortakoy Istanbul

The name Ortakoy means “the village in the middle”, as it is nestled between the two villages of Asrakoy and Pynarkoy. When Istanbul was captured by the Ottomans, Ortakoy was a multinational district, housing Greek, Armenian, Jewish and Turkish peoples in one territory.

A complete guide to Beyoglu Istanbul

A complete guide to Beyoglu Istanbul. Beyoglu known for its architecture and creative community of artists, writers, performers and media types. It is also a major business center, a popular cultural and vacation destination, and the sort of place where life never stops moving for a minute.

Istanbul Bazaars : What to Buy

The Grand Bazaar or Kapalicarsi as the locals call it ,is often thought to be a tourist trap but I think it couldn’t be further from the truth . Tourist traps from my experience, are tourist activities that stage the natural environment or experience but are in fact totally fake.

The Ultimate Guide for Istanbul Street Food

What is Istanbul street food? In my opinion, it is one of the main attractions of the city. Without it, the ancient city would lose its flavor; it would simply not be the same Istanbul that we fell in love with. To visit Istanbul and not to try street food is not excusable.  Istanbul, All Its Delicious Secrets Revealed Istanbul…

Bosphorus Cruise – Which One to Choose ?

No visit to Istanbul is complete without a Bosphorus cruise . The Bosphorus is a strait of water in Turkey about 30 kilometers long. It goes from the Sea of ​​Marmara to the Black Sea and forms a natural border between Europe and Asia. The name of the strait means “crossing the bull” and comes from the Greek myth of…

Galata Bridge : Have You Ever Seen a Two-Story Bridge?

Galata Bridge Almost every city has its own bridge: a big impressive bridge that crosses over a river, gorge, or deep moat, or a simple utilitarian bridge over a small pond. They can be small and elegant, as in Venice, or majestic and adjustable, as in St. Petersburg, but in any case they serve a special purpose, connecting the land…