Mert Apart

Address: Yenikoy Mah. Mars Mabedi Cad. No: 31, Istanbul, 34120, Turkey | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Professional Volleyball Day

A travel blog entry by slcvball2015 on Sep 29, 2015

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Today the boys and coaches had the opportunity to watch three professional teams train.
Each team provided something different for the boys to observe.
The first was an intense session where the boys where able to get specific instruction for setters on the way to back set, passers on their passing platform and hitters on their arm extension to increase their power from a coach who had played at World Cup level.
The next ...

Istanbul: City of shopping.... and cats

A travel blog entry by cookcorn on Jun 12, 2015

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... at time. Jack of course found the whole thing fascinating. The Spice Bazaar is a feast for the senses, it smells fantastic and almost every shop is selling something you'd wat to eat. So far we have resisted the urge to buy Turkish Delight as we'd eat it before getting on the plane and if we didn't it would mean we'd need a new bag to pack it into - travelling light means just that! Once out of the Spice Bazaar the streets turn ...

A Sombering Day

A travel blog entry by anlnewby on Jun 01, 2015

We left Istanbul early in the morning and headed for Gallipoli. We arrived around 1pm after having some lunch at self service Turkish place. Our first stop was to ANZAC cove. It turns out that the area they landed on the beach was quite spread out, over about 2-3km. This spot also had the famous speech by Ataturk on wall, telling all ANZAC mothers not to worry because their sons were now at home and would be looked after. Then we headed up hill to Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. These are ...

Istanbul, Turkey

A travel blog entry by travels4jada on Sep 19, 2014

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... booked in Istanbul advising us that we would have to find alternate accommodation as they were experiencing a plumbing issue that would not be fixed for a few days so we went on-line and did a last-minute booking at the Radisson Blu which turned out to be a fabulous hotel. We were disappointed that we would not get to experience staying with locals in the Taksim neighbourhood, however there were two fabulous restaurants at the hotel which we ...


A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear on Sep 11, 2014

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... versa on Tuesday. Aya Sofia might not need more than an hour, but Topkapi needs considerably more, perhaps half a day.

The Archeology Museum should not be missed. Although it is due for an upgrade, it has a great number of wonderful objects in several buildings. The Mosaic Museum, although ramshackle to the point of recklessness, and almost empty of visitors when we were there, is also very interesting.