Istanbul

The Street Dogs of Istanbul

Istanbul: We’ve got dogs. If I were choosing an unofficial city slogan, that...

Istanbul Locations featured in James Bond's "From Russia With Love"

James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian...

What is Turkish Manti and what kinds should I try?

If ever there was a comfort food, Turkish manti is it. These dumplings were first...

Best Places To Get Work Done in Istanbul

You are a freelancer, a student or a writer. Probably looking for a comfy chair, power...

What's Up with the Stray Cats of Istanbul?

I’ve seen all kinds of animals in cities all over the U.S. In Washington, DC or...

Scary ATM Credit Card Fraud & Tips For Staying Safe

Last week, I had an experience where my credit card was cloned. I received a SMS...

How many people walk on Istiklal Avenue each day?

Istiklal Avenue is a 3km long pedestrianized street, which has around 1 - 3M people...

Best Places to Buy Pickles in Istanbul

Pickles or turşu [tour-shoe] are an integral part of Turkish cuisine. For centuries...

Flunk was in Istanbul!

When one says Scandinavia, usually three things come to people’s mind: Vikings,...

What I Miss Most About Istanbul

My days in Istanbul were often divided between many pressing priorities. These included...

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