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1004, 2019

Unique taste of Istanbul awaits you: Turkish Bagel

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: İstanbul News|Tags: , , , , |

Can anyone of us say “No” to a crispy Turkish bagel? Is it possible to taste a Turkish bagel full inside and covered with molasses and sesame outside with a glass of tea, and not to admire it? Everybody who lives in or has happened to pass Istanbul has somehow enjoyed this “urban taste”, this sesame ring. There are those who eat Turkish bagel to assuage their hunger when they [...]

1803, 2019

Walk Istanbul!

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Düzenli yürüyüşün beden ve ruh sağlığına katkıları tartışılmaz. Uzmanlar “genç kalmak istiyorsanız yürümeyi ihmal etmeyin” diyorlar. Benefits of regular walking for physical and mental health are beyond argument. The experts say “walk if you want to stay young”. Yapılması kolay, yararı çok olan yürüyüşün sağlığa faydaları saymakla bitmiyor. Hatta günümüzde doktorlar tarafından hastalıktan koruyan ve tedavi etmekte yardımcı bir ilaç olarak reçete edilmeye başlandı yürüyüş. The benefits of walking, which [...]

1502, 2019

CLIMATE CHANGES, GALATASARAY SQUARE BECOMES THE MEDITERRANEAN…

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: City Tour, İstanbul News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Mediterranean is enchanted. It is more influential than oceans; it is a cradle of civilizations. It is not only the sea Mediterranean what we are talking about. The Mediterranean Statue by Ilhan Koman, which overlooks Galatasaray Square from the third floor of Yapi Kredi Culture and Arts Building, is not less enchanted than the Mediterranean itself.   Ilhan Koman’s work is the statue of a woman in waves, waiting [...]

702, 2019

Antique Markets In Istanbul

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: City Tour, İstanbul News|Tags: , , , , |

Is there anybody who doesn't like nostalgia? Is there anything better than traveling through time, going back to the good old days, and resting your soul when you are tired of the noise and crowd of the city? Then, be ready to discover the stories of true life experiences and feel yourself in another time! We'll tell you about the antique markets where you can find Istanbul's rarest pieces. The [...]

2901, 2019

SEMA (WHIRLING) RITUAL EVERY SUNDAY IN ISTANBUL

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: İstanbul News|Tags: , , , , , |

Naturally, there is no one who has never heard of globally admired Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi. The followers of Maulana, known as "Rumi" by the western peoples, will meet us not only in Konya but also in Galata, the center of Istanbul. Let's go to Galata to know the most important Mawlawi Lodge, which has survived to the present day, and the Mawlawi.   FROM AFGHANISTAN TO KONYA AND FROM KONYA [...]

2101, 2019

A NICE DAY IN TAKSIM

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: City Tour|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every corner of Istanbul is active, entertaining, and colorful; but if you ask the place where the heart of the city beats, there is only one answer: Taksim. From Istiklal Avenue to Galata Tower, from French Street to Cité de Péra, Taksim is a totally different region at each time of the day. It is out of question to come to Istanbul but not to visit Taksim. What one should [...]

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