Articles Tagged ‘Neighborhoods’

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...

Visit Istanbul’s Balat Neighborhood Before It Changes Forever

Visit Istanbul’s Balat Neighborhood Before It Changes Forever February 27, 2011 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Toward the shores of the Golden Horn — a historic estuary dividing Istanbul’s old city and forming a natural harbor — you will find a rare historic neighborhood away from the bustling city life downtown. The neighborhood of Balat derives its name from its former role as a 15th-century...

Strolling Through Cihangir

Strolling Through Cihangir May 20, 2010 | free, Things to Do | Read More
From Cihangir to the French Street The haven of antique dealers and art galeries… Cihangir is best described as the poorgeoisie neighborhood of the artsy population: artists, photographers, fashion dealers, boutique owners, architects, actors and actresses… There is an anonymous dresscode,...

Strolling Through Galata

Strolling Through Galata May 20, 2010 | Food, free, Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Galata Neighborhood It’s funny how fast this city is changing… Just as I thought I was grasping the gist of the Tunnel district, I found myself face to face with a new challenge. The Kuledibi Mahallesi in Galata, the Neighborhood beneath the Galata Tower in translation, has become an extensive neighborhood...

Strolling Through Istanbul – A new series

Strolling Through Istanbul – A new series May 19, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Hi Everyone, I’ve started a new series of blog posts called “Strolling Through Istanbul.”  This is going to be a list of neighborhoods and/or districts in Istanbul, where travelers can lose themselves strolling through they city’s streets. Most of these places are lively, both...