Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Hotels with swimming pools

Posted on 23 July 2014

Swimming pool at hotel Sultania

Lots of tourists want to relax in a swimming pool after a busy and tiring day of sight-seeing in Istanbul. So which hotels are equipped with a swimming pool? I found several in the touristic heart of Istanbul, in the district Sultanahmet with the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Hippodrome,… Read more »

Enjoy these vegetarian starters – mezeler

Posted on 22 July 2014

Turkisch cuisine is known for its great variety of starters – mezzeler In this video you will see two examples of how to make vegetarian starters: 1. a garlicky yogurt and eggplant dish 2. a chunky-gazpacho like salad http://www.theperennialplate.com/recipes/2013/10/turkish-mezze/                  

Culinary creativity @ Ferahfeza restaurant

Posted on 21 July 2014

Karaköy was once a prominent place of Armenian and Greek traders, businessmen, restaurants, shops and churches. I see new galleries opening, new restaurants popping up in old restored and renovated buildings, and lots of constructing going on. It is becoming a cool new hood very fast. Restaurant Ferahfeza is the latest example of this ongoing… Read more »

Best blogs on Istanbul & Turkey

Posted on 18 July 2014

Leyla Yvonne Ergil has gathered a list of the best blogs on Istanbul and Turkey. My blog Enjoy Istanbul is mentioned too of course. Check them out! ULTIMATE LIST OF EXPAT BLOGS ON TURKEY By: Leyla Yvonne Ergil In: Daily Sabah There are a wide number of expat bloggers in Turkey sharing their experiences and… Read more »

Listen to the Bosporus

Posted on 15 July 2014

Ortaköy mosque and bridge over the Bosporus. Photo: Slawomira Kozieniec

What makes Istanbul Istanbul is not the Hagia Sophia or the Blue Mosque, but the Bosporus. This fascinating city wouldn’t be the famous city it is without the Bosporus. The strait connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmaris. And it divides the city between Europe and Asia. The waterway is 32 km long,… Read more »

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