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- Concierge desk
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TripAdvisor Reviews Kalyon Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... we have noticed on this cruise was that the tourists are no where near the size of people who were on the P & O cruise we did to the Pacific late 2013. This cruise ship doesn't have any laundries, you are expected to pay the shipping line to you washing, and at $us1.95 to wash my undies I think I will do my own!!! After dinner we went to a show starring Jackie Scott, who had a magnificent ...
... shisha and then we were delivered a free dessert... of fruit. Everyone else got Baklava and we got fruit. What does that say about us?
Oh I should also mention what the locals were like- early impressions were of very friendly people but with a side order of hassling (to buy things or eat at their restaurants) and a lot of staring! Thank god we were dressed quite conservatively!
... skills to the test as she picked out a beautiful bracelet from one of the jewelry vendors. Having read that it is practically an insult not to negotiate on the price in the Grand Bazaar I immediately put on my best frown and told the man that his price was too high and we would probably just go to another shop to get a similar bracelet. A line he has no doubt heard a million times because without flinching he brought the price down by a few lira and after ...
... my carry one was just that little big too small, but surprisingly my checked bag was down almost a kilo, including my new $6 beach towel that I figured I'd hold onto for now. Have been very restrained amongst lots of fun stuff because I really don't want to carry it for another 2 months! Enjoying the really good wifi in Abu Dhabi, hopefully will have some new tales soon from ...
... start helping them with their English as well as becoming a sister-like figure to them. (With the exception of listening to their Justin Beiber songs) They are full of life and I cannot wait to see what is in store for us. Tomorrow brings another day in paradise except for the fact I have to spend time getting the stuff I forgot from home. Because, who in their right mind can remember everything when traveling to a foreign country for three ...