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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...

Remembering Agatha Christie at Black Week Turkey in Istanbul

Remembering Agatha Christie at Black Week Turkey in Istanbul

Jul 25, 2015

One of the world’s oldest luxury hotels, the Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul, will host the “Black Week Turkey” event on October 22-24 in honor of Agatha Christie’s 125th birthday with the attendance of the famous author’s grandson and a number of leading crime fiction authors. The internationally renowned crime fiction festival this year, for...

Modern art projects in the streets of Istanbul

Modern art projects in the streets of Istanbul

Jul 25, 2015

A major new art installation project in Turkey’s largest city will “draw attention to Istanbul from all around the world,” organizers have claimed. Istanbul’s streets will host many modern art projects, running from November until February 2016. The projects by four Turkish and four foreign artists will be located in eight different parts of Istanbul’s...

ArtInternational Istanbul to exhibit Warhol, Miro, Banksy

ArtInternational Istanbul to exhibit Warhol, Miro, Banksy

Jul 19, 2015

Works by world-famous artists will be showcased at the ArtInternational fair to be held between September 4 and 6 in Istanbul. The third ArtInternational will gather pieces by pop-art icon Andy Warhol, British contemporary artist Grayson Perry, English graffiti artist Banksy, Catalan artist Joan Miro and Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre. 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...

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