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.

3@canımistanbul

“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.

5@istanbulfood

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.

6@vapuring

“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.

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#vapuring with @hakann6 ⚓️

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7@ganicekem

A multi-lingual tour guide from Istanbul, @ganicekem is an expert on the history and the hidden gems of the city.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKTY5UNBiEL/

9@istanbultourstudio

A travel agency that provides guided tours and experiences, @istanbultourstudio‘s feed is always interesting.