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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Concierge desk
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... out with two fabulous leather jackets instead! Biggest change in Istanbul in five years? The huge increase in hijab, niqib, and burka wearing women! Every once in a while we would see it on our last trip...this time at least half of the non-tourists were dressed this way. It really shows how Turkey is changing from the midriff bearing and mini skirt clad girls that were running around last time (sometimes with head scarfs) to this. Turkey is ...
Jet lag is a silent killer. At bed time the kids literally go nuts. Laughing uncontrollably, squealing, and generally being lunatics. In the morning, it's the same thing. Mostly we've been sleeping through the night, which is a blessing, but today Tyler and Tom were both up for 2+ hours and hence slept until 10am, except Evie was up at 8. Sleep issues aside, this was our "big" sightseeing day. We have enjoyed the quantity of selfie sticks in Istanbul so we decide that ...
... in either history or fiction (e.g. Famous, Magnificent, Fellowship, Apostles, Ronin, Steps, Red Balloons, in order of increasing number). 'Hip, vibrant' Taksim Square inevitably ensued, and we served no favours to the national stereotype by toughing it out with aSwedophonic Finn anda Norwegian on a balcony bar, whilst the remainder retired. Some balcony, though!
Bronagh allowed me one last Byzantine ...
I write this post exhausted beyond words, having had less than 2 hours sleep in the past 48 hours due to a horror hostel experience. Minor grievances, like there being only one power point in a four bed dorm (meaning I had no camera battery after the first day and a half) and the tiny, noisy and light filled room due to the windows being at headlight level can be forgiven due to the lovely owners and location. However, sharing a 4 bed dorm with three ...
... hair, but I digress.)
Topkopi is where the Sultan lived with his wives, concubines, Chief Black Eunuch and other eunuchs, slaves, servants, guards and advisors. Compared to the Forbidden City and other castles and forts we’ve seen, Topkopi was downright warm and cozy with colorful tiles.
* Note: Harem does not mean roomful of naked, nubile women. It means “forbidden” – meaning people not on the list were forbidden to go into ...