Turkey is a country that offers a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene beaches of Antalya, Turkey has something to offer for every type of traveler. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should visit Turkey:   Rich History and Culture Turkey is […]
Taxis are good transportation to get around Istanbul.  They are inexpensive, have meters and most of the time easy to find.  Your hotel can call one for you as well. Even at midnight, taxi drivers charge same amount whatever it costs in daytime. Tram, public transportation works well, inexpensive, but the tram between Zeytinburnu and Kabatas is often […]
Turkish cuisine is one of the most appetizing and rich cuisine of the World, and turkish people are known to be quite passionate about food. Diversity and the full flavor makes the turkish cuisine worldwide famous which draws influences from its rich history and each region in the country today praises its own specialities. The […]
For the most who want to discover Istanbul, the first stop is often Beyoglu which was known until the last century as Pera, means ‘’the opposite shore ‘’, today it is accepted as the artistic and cultural heart of Istanbul. Here you can see a list of things to do in a district alive at all hours […]
  Here is our list covering the most popular meyhanes, or the traditional Ottoman / Turkish pubs or tavernes: Tarihi Cumhuriyet Meyhanesi It was renamed with the proclamation of the Turkiye Republic in 1923. The owners of the place changed several times but the place still stays the same. Cumhuriyet is one of the symbols […]
Water is sacred in all religions and it purifies the body and soul. That dates back to the Romans and Turks turned it into a style combined with the cleanliness and hygienic rules instructed by Islam. When the word ‘’hamam’’ (bath house) which meant the place where you wash yourself, was added to the concept, […]
As many metropoles around the World, Istanbul has a rich street food culture. One of the must-see stop for street food, eating out in Istanbul is a part of daily life. From street vendors to small buffets streets, Istanbul’s street food is full of choice . It’s whether just out of the oven simit or a balik ekmek boat there […]
Festivals International festivals are organized every year by the Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation under the sponsorship of different firms. These festivals, where world-famous local and foreign artists and groups present their films, theatre, classical music, or jazz music, are organized in various places particularly in the Ataturk Culture Center (AKM) , Cemal Resit Rey Culture Center(CRR), […]
Either if you’re looking for a rock bar to get chilled and have a couple of beers or you’re in the mood to head for the glitzy dance party, you will not be disappointed. Nightlife in Istanbul is huge! There are many popular establishments in different parts of the city. Kadikoy On the Asian side Kadikoy’s Kadife […]
If you’ve read reports about the recent bomb attacks in Turkiye, civil war in Syria, the diplomatic troubles with Russia, you may be feeling apprehensive about the safety of the country, especially if you are preparing for a holiday in Turkiye. First we all should know that Turkiye is a really big country and the […]