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Mall of Istanbul

The Mall of Istanbul is one of the biggest malls of Turkey and hosts the leading brands of 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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nightlife

Reina Istanbul

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

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hotels

Raffles Istanbul

Raffles is Istanbul’s most exciting new hotel, the perfect embodiment of the new young face of an...

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Recent Posts

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...

Lady Gaga in Istanbul

Lady Gaga in Istanbul

Apr 13, 2014

American pop diva Lady Gaga is in Istanbul for her 2014 world tour, “ArtRave: The Artpop Ball,” and promises to be a REAL party, and an experience not to miss. Gaga arrived at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport September 14 for her concert at the ITÜ Stadium on September 16. She was welcomed with great enthusiasm and tears at the airport, where she posed with...

Best concerts coming to Istanbul in 2014

Best concerts coming to Istanbul in 2014

Jan 4, 2014

2014 will be an exciting time for music lovers in Istanbul, with a diverse group of entertainers coming to the city that includes classic rock, blues, and heavy metal icons, along with pop superstars, beloved singers/songwriters, oldies bands, and local favorites. Last year concert lineup was great. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the best Istanbul concerts...

Lady Gaga goes shopping incognito in Istanbul’s Nisantasi district

Lady Gaga goes shopping incognito in Istanbul’s Nisantasi district

Sep 18, 2014

Lady Gaga was spotted shopping in Istanbul this week. Everybody has become familiar with Lady Gaga’s extravagant outfits and eccentric costumes on stage, but the queen of pop has now taken her talents of disguise to the streets of Istanbul. A day after performing her first concert in Turkey in front of a gigantic crowd, Lady Gaga was spotted walking and...

Get Ready for GNCFEST’14 Festival in Istanbul With Pharrell, Rita Ora, & More

Get Ready for GNCFEST’14 Festival in Istanbul With Pharrell, Rita Ora, & More

Sep 5, 2014

Istanbul’s newest music festival GNCFEST’14 will bring together American rapper Pharrell Williams, Romanian singer Inna and British singer and actress Rita Ora at ITÜ Stadium in Istanbul on September 7, 2014. Singer, rapper, producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur: is there anything Pharrell Williams can’t do? The 40-year-old was behind the two...

Taxi Fares in Istanbul to Rise by 9%

Taxi Fares in Istanbul to Rise by 9%

Sep 2, 2014

The cost to take a taxi in Istanbul is about to go up. Taxi fares in Istanbul will soon be hiked by around 9 percent for the first time in 18 months. While the minimum fare will be raised from 2.95 Turkish Liras to 3.20 liras, the fare per kilometer will rise from 1.83 liras to 2 liras, according to a decision announced by Istanbul’s Chamber of Artisan Taxi...

Raffles Comes to Istanbul – 1st September 2014

Raffles Comes to Istanbul – 1st September 2014

Aug 23, 2014

A new perspective on a timeless city   Opening on 1 September 2014, Raffles is Istanbul’s most exciting new hotel, the perfect embodiment of the new young face of an ancient city – a beacon above the Bosphorus and an oasis of calm and cool. At the heart of the cutting-edge Zorlu Center, a modern-day bazaar where fashion, fine food and the arts...