Planning a visit to Istanbul anytime soon? Looking for resources to inspire and guide you? We’ve assembled a list of the most interesting English-speaking accounts so you can make the best of your time in Istanbul.
Essentially a blog about Istanbul, @theguideistanbul will keep you updated about events and happenings around the city.
We bet you frequently visit @bomontiada these days for concerts, movie screenings, and other events. On your next visit, drop by @kilimanjaroist for a lavish dinner or lunch. Baking their own bread and shopping at Feriköy Organic Market, the restaurant won't disappoint foodies. #istanbul #recommendedbytgi #food #foodporn #foodies #foodphoto #foodpics #foodlovers #bomontiada
The quintessential expat guide to Istanbul, @yabangee‘s feed is vibrant and filled with Istanbul moments.
“Canım Istanbul” roughly translates to “Dearest Istanbul” and so is filled with lots of food and drink, fashion and shopping, geek and related inspiration from around the city.
A prominent blogger from Istanbul, Elif Tanverdi a.k.a @cizenbayan, shares images of her travels and adventures. Her feed isn’t entirely in English, but thankfully Instagram translates 😉
#upcominggigs 🙈🙈🙈 -29.09 thursday: @finnkarakoy warm-up for @aliefedinc #feelingfinn -30.09 friday: #anjeliqueistanbul season opening w/ @anilyangin @aksak @duzo & more -01.10 saturday: @kiki4istanbul w/ YANG -04.10 tuesday: @le_dome_du_marais for @utinnyc fashion show's after party #mbpfw2016 -06.10 thursday: #finnkaraköy warm-up for @gulnihalkirgiz – mural by @_gamzeyalcin_ photo by YANG
Tuba Şatana is a gastronomer, food blogger, photographer from Istanbul and she organizes food tours as well. So her feed is never just about the food: it’s also about the people and the stories behind it too.
“Vapur” is the Turkish word for the ferry which may be the only form of public transportation that the Istanbulites actually enjoy. @vapuring takes commuting to a whole new level.
A multi-lingual tour guide from Istanbul, @ganicekem is an expert on the history and the hidden gems of the city.
@oneistanbul is a curated feed of great images and tips from Istanbul.
Ortaköy’s Büyük Mecidiye Mosque is a postcard perfect setting in Istanbul with its elegant architecture and great location right on the Bosphorus – shadowed by the Bosphorus Bridge. Come at sunrise or early in the morning to enjoy the setting and skip the crowds who flock to this picturesque neighbourhood to relax on the weekends. #OneIstanbul #Istanbul #Neighborhoods #WeekendTips #LazySunday 📸: @sunmarin_cosar
A travel agency that provides guided tours and experiences, @istanbultourstudio‘s feed is always interesting.
“The outspoken travel guide for Istanbul,” @atdaa will provide you with lots of food and lifestyle inspiration about the city.
Haydarpasa Terminal is a railway terminal in Istanbul. The station was a major intercity and was the busiest railway in Turkey until 2012. It's well-known with its neo-classical structure and beautiful tiles. 🌀 Shot by @cansusen -Share your Istanbul photos with #atdaa tag or mention @atdaa, and let's discover Istanbul together! 💭👀