Eat Turkish Cuisine at the Terrace Restaurant Terrace RestaurantBeyazıtInfo Overlooking the Marmara Sea it offers a marvelous view of magnificient Prince Islands and the city’s skyline with its minarets and steeples of historical Istanbul.Cuisine : Turkish Cuisine...


Live concerts at the Parrot Nightclub all summer.


US President Obama in Istanbul. This is the main article. Could you please link to this? 


28th International İstanbul Film Festival  There is more to read, go ahead just do it...


Carlos Santana is back in İstanbul for a special concert on July 6th.

To İstanbul with love

On May 12 our cruise ship sailed into port in İstanbul. I didn't know much about Turkey, but was instantly captured by its beauty. We were overwhelmed with the colors, fabrics, art, architecture and most importantly the people. Everyone was so friendly and inviting....

Life along the Haliç – A ferry nice ride

As the ferries, cruisers and container ships seemingly miss each other by a hair’s breadth at the start of the Bosporus, a smaller ferry weaves its way through this finely calibrated chaos on its way from Üsküdar to Eyüp. As the ferries, cruisers and container ships...


Ortaköy is a cosmopolitan area, with communities of Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Jews. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious (Muslim, Jewish, Orthodox, and other Christian) structures. It is also a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, with its art...

Shopping in Istanbul

The currency used in Istanbul is the New Turkish Lira (YTL) though the euro and US dollar are also accepted at places frequented by tourists (although certain tourist attractions such as the Hagia Sophia only accept liras). Currency exchanges and banks are plentiful...

Getting around in Istanbul

Public transport Istanbul's public transit system can be difficult to figure out; maps are rare and you often have to transfer, and pay another fare, to get where you are going. However, if you put some effort into it, you can avoid taxis and not walk too much. Public...

Getting to Istanbul

Information on how to reach Istanbul. By plane, by boat, by train, by bus and by car. By plane Duty Free area, inside Ataturk Airport Planes arrive at Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST), 20 km west of the city centre. From the airport, there are various options for...

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