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

Culinary creativity @ Ferahfeza restaurant

Posted on 20 January 2015

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 »

Street art in Istanbul on free app

Posted on 15 January 2015

 Photo: Slawomira Kozieniec I love good street art. Since I started to live in Istanbul I have seen the street art scene developing very fast. The quality is getting better every year. For all of you who want to discover en enjoy the products of these artists there is now a new app developed by… Read more »

Aegean-Turkish cuisine @ Lokanta Maya

Posted on 11 January 2015

I visited this restaurant today again and as a lover of good food I want to share with all of you my blog I wrote about this wonderful restaurant in 2012 again. Enjoy! Last Thursday night I was happy to be invited by my friend Rene Ames to Lokanta Maya, one of the most popular… Read more »

Fine dining with top chef Rudolf van Nunen

Posted on 18 December 2014

It was with great anticipation that Marc Guillet (enjoy-istanbul.com) and I returned to the kitchen of Dutch Chef Rudolf Van Nunen at his new location at Rudolf Restaurant, housed within 10 Karaköy-A Morgan’s Original Hotel, before the official opening set for today Friday 19th December. It has been difficult for any other restaurant to top… Read more »

Top 10 romantic experiences in Istanbul

Posted on 11 December 2014

“Whether you’re on a once-in-a-lifetime Valentine’s Day trip, a honeymoon, or simply looking for love, Istanbul’s exotic mosaic of tastes, sounds and aromas will surely sweep you away.” Top 10 romantic experiences in Istanbul: 1.)    Take a walk at Akinti Burnu (Arnavutköy) along the Bosporus Straight 2.)    Blend into the local crowd at the Bebek… Read more »