Even a quick overnight trip to Istanbul can be rewarding. We headed for the familiar stomping grounds of the Spice Market and the Galata Bridge, and neither one disappointed.
Category Archive: Istanbul
Author Ann Marie Aershon Guest Blog Today we’re welcoming Guest Blogger Ann Marie Mershon, author of “You must only to love them, Lessons Learned in Turkey”. In her new book, Ann Marie recounts her trials and joys as she adapted to life in Istanbul. Still smarting from a recent divorce, she decided to focus on a …
Read about Lisa Morrow’s new book “Waiting for the Tulips to Bloom: Adrift in Istanbul” and find out how your purchase can help Syrian refugees.
Istanbul Sights The vivid yellow hue of the zucchini blossoms in my last article, inspired me to create this photo essay. I was looking through my Istanbul photo collection, and suddenly I started noticing specific colour elements in them. I left those elements in their original colour, and turned everything else to black and white. …
Of all the memories of my recent Istanbul trip, The Bosphorus and Golden Horn will linger the most. These waterways personify the energy of the city.
The Turyol Ferry Service is an alternative to the IDO city ferry service, and runs more of less along the same routes – but their ferries are more modern, and their service, more frequent, as well as faster.
Şehir Hatlari’s have four different ferry route services operating on the Bosphorus, Istanbul. Find out more details of their Bosphorus Line, Golden Horn Line, Prince’s Island Line and Europe-Asia Conenction Lines.
Istanbul Travel Guide review and summary. The 4 books I bought before I visited Istanbul for the first time.
Daily Chart in the November edition of the Economist. The Brookings Institution and the London School of Economics surveyed 150 worldwide metropolitan area’s. The Chart shows that Istanbul has achieved the highest margin for Employment and Income growth for the year. This is the cherry on the cake for the 2010 European Capital of Culture.