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Famous TV Series and Istanbul

February 28, 2011 | Five Star, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Recently, I have come upon one of the most interesting articles about Istanbul. The article was partially sent to my mailbox in January and I happened to click on its full version during my routine mailbox clean-up. I have already provided its link up above; but to clarify things up, the article is online...

Upside -for special events

January 28, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The former “Cats & Dogs” is now called “Upside” is a small bar in Bebek. Situated right on the corner building across from the popular Lucca, Upside offers a different variety of fun. Popular music is the predominant theme in this place and Thursdays are Karaoke nights. Perfect...

Süreyya Opera House

January 1, 2011 | Nightlife, Romantic, What's New | Read More
Süreyya Opera House is a very nostalgic place, a tiny opera house, in Kadıköy. It was founded for the first time in 1927 by politician Süreyya İlmen Pasha (both designed and built). It was intended to be an musical theater when it was initially founded; however lack of proper sound equipments and...

New night spot: Bird

New night spot: Bird December 1, 2010 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
If you wanted to fly like a bird during night till morning, this might be where you need to get started: Bird. Full of local celebrities and people who know where the fun is at the right time and moment, Bird has made an awesome move in the last 2-3 months -which is since when it has been open. Bird...

Lucca is on trial…

Lucca is on trial… November 22, 2010 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
News have it that the residents of Bebek have sued Lucca Bar in Bebek, claiming that the level of noise has become rather too much. It may be true and the residents may be rightful in their claims. Passing through Bebek it has become too hard not to notice the pool of people hanging around outside at...

Local’s picks: İzim Bozada continued…

Local’s picks: İzim Bozada continued… October 22, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
We’d left off discussing boutique hotels of Turkey, their unique aspects and values. This particular article will divert from the conceptual framework of the first one towards the particular Istanbul and  the particular Turkey of Mr. Bozada. What is you dream holiday? I do not know from which...

Gay bars, cafes and restaurants

September 25, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Although the name reads out as “gay”, these places are visited by everyone. Nonetheless, they are a hub, a meeting place, a get-together casual bar or cafe… 1. Sugarclub Cafe On the Istiklal Street, one of the oldest gay cafe&bars of the city. Best during the summer as it has an...

Thoughts on J. Ashlock’s Late Night -Diner’s Clubs- article

September 10, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
I could not sleep any longer (I’m not saying well, just not long enough) the other night, so I got out of bed early and gone through the sack of magazines, where I found this month’s Details. Jesse Ashlock’s half gourmet article immediately took over my attention as I love things that...

Nightclub Swaggers & Tips

September 4, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
As we are soon getting back into the Bayram mood after the Ramadan, it is time to remember the codes of conduct of city life. As in all metropolitan cities around the world, you do not simply just get into the clubs here in Istanbul. Some yes, but not the pretty ones. So what are some swaggers that might...

Latin moves and Jazz blows at Assk Cafe

August 24, 2010 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Now is the time to go, because there is not much left. Until the end of summer (that is for another 3 to 4 weeks), there will be live and soft tunes of Salsa surrounding the Bosphorus and the Assk Cafe in Kuruçeşme. The live performances will occur only on Thursdays -starting at 22:00 PM. Do not try...
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