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

Walk in the footsteps of Orhan Pamuk

Posted on 1 November 2018

By Nick Augusteijn Some people know Istanbul from a travel agency advertisement, a website or a newspaper. Others may have seen Istanbul in a movie or saw the city featured in a documentary. Still others know the city from hearsay. Some, on the other hand, know Istanbul from the works of Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk…. Read more »

Museum of Innocence’s 1st anniversary

Posted on 27 April 2013

 Visitors, who come to the Museum of Innocence to see the tragic love story of Füsun and Kemal, to remember and cherish the memory of a lost city, and also to ‘console themselves by the things’, will be able to hear the story of the Museum from the voice of Orhan Pamuk himself with audio… Read more »

Netherlands guest of honor @ Book Fair

Posted on 9 July 2012

This year the Netherlands has been chosen as the fair’s country of honor at the International Istanbul Book Fair in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands. Dutch culture and literature will be presented and discussed in a variety of interviews, panel discussions, illustration workshops, professional meetings and an… Read more »