No, we do not go to work on camels. And no, that is not a river that seperates Istanbul. Here's a list of all the other questions you may have in mind about this ancient city that you might want explained before you visit.
When you're not a fan of spending all your money on accommodation in a fast-paced city like Istanbul with so much to do, this list will do the job. These are all the coolest, budget hotels well worth your money.
Rejans Istanbul, the oldest restaurant of the city unfortunately had to be shut down in 2011, due to a conflict with the landlord. Thankfully, the new owners Mike Norman and Sasha Anton Khan who also happen to own the world-famous 360Istanbul, reopened Rejans with a new name: 1924Istanbul. Here's how it looks now:
Sergüzeşt Otel opened last spring in Büyükada (Prinkipo) with all its warmth, coziness and sincerity. It's the perfect escape for those running from the city's hustle bustle.
This city loves coffee almost as much as it loves Turkish tea! Istanbul's first coffee house opened in 1475, so it is only natural that the English word for coffee stems from the Ottoman word "kahveh" and that there are great cafés all around the city. So here's a short-list of all the must-see coffee shops while you're in town:
Istanbul is a city of 17 million people, capitol to more than one empire and filled with thousands of years of history. The more time you have to spare the better you'll understand it's culture and dynamism, but if you're short on time this list of must-see sights should do the trick ;)
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...
Looking forward to a romantic escape with your partner? We've compiled a list of the most romantic hotels in Istanbul: for those who like luxury as well as those looking for budget alternatives. Most are right in the city center, yet right by the sea. 'Cos what's Istanbul without the Bosphorus ;)
So it is your desire to enjoy the glory of Istanbul with a 5-star quality? We've put together a list of the classiest, most luxurious stays in town.
You prefer staying at a boutique hotel with a character, rather than booking the most expensive suite in town. Enjoying the city means spending the day outside, so location is just as important as luxury. That's why we've picked the classiest small and boutique hotels for you: enjoy your stay in Istanbul, you deserve it!