Star Holiday Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
July 29, 2012 and August 2, 2012 (1USD = 1.8TRY; 1EUR = 2.1TRY)
Iftar: The Break of Fast Feast
After a full day in Amsterdam, I straight passed out on the flight to Istanbul and arrived at 1am. After getting my visa and entry stamp, I was quickly in a taxi on the way to Sultanahmet in the Old City of …
Take a bus tour of the city.
Depart Dubai 2.30pm, arrive Istanbul 6.30pm [flight delayed just over half an hour]. About a 4.5 hour flight. Star Holiday Hotel arranged a airport pickup.
... with only 3.5tl less in our pockets total (that's about $1.80) Realising that in 2 days time we would be getting up early to get to gallipoli we gave Istanbul a nudge that night - having a "Larry Emdur" through the bars of Beyoglu. The highlight was the shot bar where we could order 50 different shots for about $30. We thought 13 was a better number but still had the girls believing we ordered all 50. The next day was spent getting Turkish omelettes (although Dani's wasn't the ...
... he was going to make when we returned. He is not planning on sharing. Just wanted to make sure that was clear. I was told to write that!
Kuzu Kokorec – What do you do when you are walking down a street and see a lineup down the sidewalk of Turks waiting for food – you eat of course! Kuzu kokorec is long strips of lamb wrapped around a spit and roasted over charcoal. Then it’s chopped up with tomatoes and spices and tossed in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service