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Mall of Istanbul

The Mall of Istanbul, is one of the biggest malls of Turkey and hosts the leading brands in the...

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Sunset Istanbul

Sunset Grill and Bar Istanbul boasting a stunning view of istanbul in the heart of city. Sunset...

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Reina Istanbul

Reina is one of the most trendy clubs in Istanbul with a glittering Bosphorus view for the young...

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Shangri-La Istanbul

The Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul located on the European side of the Bosphorus, where...

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Recent Posts

Best Istanbul concerts in 2015

Best Istanbul concerts in 2015

Jan 30, 2015

From boy bands to kings of stadium rock, 2015 looks to be a bumper year for live music in Istanbul. Thinking about a trip to Istanbul in 2015, but can’t decide when you should go? Why not plan your trip around one of these top events for Istanbul. Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks and calendars, because the ultimate guide to this year concerts in...

30 Istanbul Restaurants With The Most Amazing Views

30 Istanbul Restaurants With The Most Amazing Views

Aug 17, 2014

What’s better than eating outside? Eating outside with stunning views of the Bosphorus, and Istanbul skylines. Discover the best Istanbul restaurants with a view, which makes the perfect setting for a romantic date, or a place to relax with a glass of wine to celebrate this amazing city. At these restaurants, you will not only enjoy the food, but also the...

22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival Kicks Off

22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival Kicks Off

Jun 27, 2015

The 22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), will begin on June 27. The Jazz festival is promising more than 35 concerts at 15 venues with some of the world’s biggest names in jazz and folk. The festival will host over 250 local and international acts in Istanbul, including masters of folk, blues and jazz...

Uber launches Istanbul Water-Taxi Service UberBOAT

Uber launches Istanbul Water-Taxi Service UberBOAT

Jun 25, 2015

Uber is hard at work to make Istanbul more accessible by offering reliable and comfortable transport options. Today, on the day of their 1-year anniversary in Istanbul, they are launching UberBOAT! The water-taxi service allows people to summon boats to ferry them across the Bosphorus Strait. Uber partnered with Istanbul boat company, Navette-Tezman Holding, to...

Exhibit celebrates 100 Years of travelers in Istanbul

Exhibit celebrates 100 Years of travelers in Istanbul

Jun 25, 2015

The Istanbul Research Institute is currently exhibiting, “Journey to the Center of the East, 1850-1950: 100 Years of Travelers in Istanbul from the Pierre de Gigord Collection,” until October 17. The exhibition tells the tale of Istanbul-centered travels of curious Westerners, who ventured out to the East from the 18th century onwards to quench their thirst...

Istanbul 99th most expensive city for expats

Istanbul 99th most expensive city for expats

Jun 23, 2015

Istanbul has become a much more expensive city for expatriates to live in, according to the latest global cost of living ranking by Mercer. Istanbul was the 99th most expensive city for expatriates in 2015 out of 207 cities on five continents, according to an annual survey by consultancy firm Mercer. The city climbed 36 places from last year due to a rise in...

Istanbul beats New York to rank 5th Most Popular City in the World

Istanbul beats New York to rank 5th Most Popular City in the World

Jun 9, 2015

Istanbul has emerged as the fifth ‘Most Popular Destination in the World’ according to a new survey, beating New York to grab a place in the top five. With 12.56 million projected visitors in 2015, Istanbul outpaced New York and Singapore, climbing two spots to become the fifth most visited city in the world, according to the annual MasterCard Global...

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