8 Top Tips for Visiting Istanbul: A First Timer’s Guide

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No-one can forget their first visit to Istanbul. The sights, the smells and the sounds combine into one huge feast for the senses. Even after a short visit, it fast became one of my favourites and I’m convinced you’ll love it too. Read on to find out my top tips for visiting Istanbul. I’ll tell[…]

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

My parents freaked out when I said I was going to Istanbul. Hell, even I freaked out when I said I was going to Istanbul. I had paid far too much attention to news of the city’s recent terrorist attacks that, in the weeks before my trip, I was questioning my sanity even more than[…]

2 Days/48 hours in Istanbul: Where to eat, sleep and go

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Turkey’s biggest city has got a lot going for it. Stunning architecture, friendly faces and more than enough to keep you going for a long weekend. Let me share my advice on how to spend 2 days in Istanbul. After a quick three and a half-hour hop over Europe from London, I arrived in Istanbul on[…]

Tim’s Bucket List Top 10

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After my bucket list post, I set Tim a challenge to pick his own top ten. The poor guy spent three weeks trying to decide! But what came out on top, and do we share any dream destinations? Read on to find out… ~~~ The phrase ‘bucket list’ is used a lot in travel talk. It[…]

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