Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Galata Bridge | Linking Old Istanbul with New Istanbul

The Galata Bridge is one the focal points on the Bosphorus having been rebuilt 5 times the…

The Grand Bazaar | A Maze of Shopping

I think most people travelling to Istanbul for the first time will visit the Grand Bazaar.  It…

Can Erik Plum Season | Sour Plum Season Turkey

Between the months of April and May the little green plum known as Can Erik Plum is…

İstiklal Avenue (Street) Guide Istanbul| Grand Rue de Pera

İstiklal Avenue stretches 3km starting in the historical district of Beyoğlu at Taksim Square and ending at…

Galata Tower | The History

What can I tell you about the Galata Tower.  It was built in 507 by the Byzantium…

Gulhane Park | The Tea House in the Park

Gulhane Park has to be my favourite place to go when I am in Istanbul, I can’t…

What to do in Istanbul

What to do in Istanbul?  The question should really be, What not to do in Istanbul!!  Istanbul…