Spring is coming faster than you think and it brings with it a few sunny weekends that are perfect for a city trip! Even better: take an extra day or two and you have yourself an extended weekend and more time for adventures away from the boring sofa at home! And it doesn’t always have… Read more »
The Blue Mosque in Istanbul is one of the most famous landmarks of the city besides the bosphorus and the hagia sophia this mosque is a big point of attraction for tourists. Locals come here to pray and in this time the mosque is closed for the public. Keep in mind the praying times before coming… Read more »
In early November I visited Istanbul with two friends. We were hosted by a very good friend of mine who I met during a conference in Germany couple of years ago. We meet regularly on different business conferences and I finally was able to fulfill my promise of coming to Istanbul and visiting him. He… Read more »
One of the highlights of my trip to Istanbul in November was definitely the cruise around the Bosphorus. Cruising from one continent to another has something special. We read that most cruises start in Sultanahmet and wandered around the riverside. Many men approached us and asked if we wanted to go on a Bosphorus tour.… Read more »
Istanbul, Turkey During my road trip through Eastern Europe we also spent a couple of days in Turkey. In Istanbul we’ve spent some days at a friends place who generously showed us around and told us some insider places we should definitely visit while in the city! Not an insider tip, but a very famous… Read more »
They are all over the place. More spread than Minarets, than cars and sea gulls. For some, they even serve as true sights of Istanbul regardless the magnificent mosques, the Bosporus Bridge or the Maiden’s Tower. Like the Bosporus they are part of the life of 12 to 16 million citizens. And, like the amount… Read more »
In November 2011 I traveled with friends to Istanbul. A must do while in this incredible city is a visit to the Hagia Sophia. Go there early as after 10.30 the tours from the cruise ships arrive and it’s going to be crowded! Read more »
The same decoration installed in Germany for Christmas, is set up in young and modern Turkey at the turn of the year. As I was told by my reliable source from the soup shop around the corner and as you can obviously see in the city, the arrival of Noel Baba at New Year’s Eve… Read more »
While in Istanbul make sure that you visit one of the cafes where you can smoke a hookah and enjoy some nice Turkish apple çay! Many Turkish men meet during midday in one of the cafes where they exchange the latest news while they enjoy their hookah also called Nargile and some nice hot çay… Read more »
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