Taksim Apart

Prof. Celal Oker Sok. No:7 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, 34373, Turkey | B&B
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Here and there

A travel blog entry by maccanat29


... and then said he looked like Russell Crowe. Mate. Flattery will get you NOWHERE :-)

The Blue Mosque is another must-see and thousands of visitors attend every year. Modesty is required and all women must cover their hair with a scarf, wear long pants and long sleeves. Men can get away with showing their arms but need to cover their knees. Shoes are removed, not for religious reasons but so that the carpets are kept clean for the faithful to pray upon. ...

Still Istanbul

A travel blog entry by jedowdle


... was surprised that we didn't order dessert. The china isn't as pretty as the Versace china on the Regatta. We have a laptop in the room and free internet until the 18th. Pretty handy, and not as slow as I thought. Keeping in touch should be pretty easy until then. The pool is much prettier and bigger than the Regatta. Tomorrow night is the first team trivia! It's supposed to rain here tomorrow, high of 59. Can't wait to see more of ...


A travel blog entry by bryce_terri


... would have to be the façade of the Library of Celsus and the theatre. However just wandering the central street gave a bit of idea of life back then, this was further helped by being able to go into some excavated terrace houses where the rich and famous lived. It was another hot day of ruin watching so we topped it off with a swim and few beers at our excellent hostel.

The following day we thought ...


A travel blog entry by lorievans


... fabulous city to do all these things. It reminds me very much of New York with it's thousands of restaurants, street vendors and controlled chaos. I'm told the population is 17 million. The people are very diverse, especially the women. Female fashion ranges from full body and face black burqas (with only eye slits) to skinny jeans, high heels and tank tops (most women are somewhere in between but generally much more covered up than American women despite ...

Full circle

A travel blog entry by karinrauwerdink


... Sofia which is a former orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque and now a museum. The dome and ceilings are all painted on and look really nice. It is a huge place. You walk up this tunnel for a couple of stories until you get to the upper level. Looking down all the people look like ants. On this level they have restored some of the mosaic pictures. These must have taken an age to complete as they are made up of the smallest mosaic squares. There ...


This B&B, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Istiklal Street, Galata Bridge, Byzas Tours, and Bebek.
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