24 hours in: Istanbul

24 hours in: Istanbul

The mighty Istanbul. Famous for straddling two continents, this city’s east-meets-west vibes have been attracting travellers for decades. The city can easily overwhelm the uninitiated, so we asked our local team of Istanbul tour guides to tell us what they would do with just 24 hours in Istanbul. Morning: 7am...

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How to shop the Grand Bazaar like a pro

How to shop the Grand Bazaar like a pro

There are a great many things to see in Turkey, but for the traveller looking for a truly unique experience, the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is a feast for the senses. Offering about 5,000 shops, this is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. Constructed in...

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Photo of the Week: Breakfast Club in Istanbul

Photo of the Week: Breakfast Club in Istanbul

The streets of Istanbul are full of stands selling fresh local delicacies to busy Turks. Simit is a circular bread crusted with sesame seeds, served with cheese,and paired with çay – Turkish tea! Istanbul Urban Adventures shared this Instagram of their favourite local breakfast to grab on the go!

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