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Where can I find the absolute best baklava in town?

Go to "Gulluoglu" it is located in Karakoy. Very close to the Karakoy ferry dock. (also...

31 March, 2016

What is it like to be in Istanbul during the holy month of Ramadan?

First of all, don't forget there are 15 million or so people living in Istanbul. Yes,...

05 June, 2014

Where can I get a tax ID number?

Any tax office should do. I went to the office called “Beyoglu Maliye Beyoğlu...

31 March, 2016

Are there any great observation decks atop tall buildings or mountains in Istanbul?

Camlica hill on the asian side is the highest (natural) point of Istanbul. It has an...

31 March, 2016

Have you heard of dondurma? It sounds amazing is it like gelato?

The most famous example of Turkish dondurma is Maras Dondurmasi, which is very chewy...

24 May, 2014

Do U.S. citizens are required Turkish Visa for their leisure travel?

Yes, but you can buy a visa at the airport when you arrive.  It's good for 3...

31 March, 2016

Are there software companys which offer jobs for a bachelor thesis?

Paymentwall offers summer internships. + if you like what you do and if we like what...

31 March, 2016

What is so special about Istanbul?

Istanbul is a city where you can have a European experience with an Islamic grace....

23 May, 2014

What is the best cell phone carrier in Istanbul?

You have three options: Turkcell, Avea, and Vodafone.  If you bring your...

26 May, 2014

What is Istiklal Avenue?

Istiklal street is a very special pedastrian street where you can enjoy shopping,...

31 March, 2016