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

Exhibition Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Posted on 6 January 2011

Between 23 December 2010 and 20 March 2011, the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Gelman Collection exhibition introduces to art lovers two of the most outstanding, globally renowned Mexican figures of 20th century art: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Generating wide interest as much with their unique characters, life stories, and intriguing relationship,… Read more »

‘Scenes From Tsarist Russia’

Posted on 6 January 2011

‘Scenes from Tsarist Russia: 19th Century Russian Classics’ from the State Russian Museum Collection now in the Pera Museum. This exhibition not only presents art lovers a selection of masterpieces being displayed for the first time in Turkey, but also offers scenes of Russian history through Russian Realist paintings. The masterpieces from the rich collection… Read more »

Stars for quality in restaurants

Posted on 6 January 2011

Kumkapı, a charming old neighborhood in the tourist heart of Istanbul, always attracts many visitors. A district with cobblestone streets and numerous terraces, where many Armenians and Greeks used to live. In the evenings there are always a lot of tourists who visit the traditional Turkish meyhanes (restaurants). Fish is the main ingredient for dinner… Read more »