The Byzantium Hotel & Suites
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... hands down. It is enormous and the goods appear to be of good quality. Handbags, shoes, jewellery, linen, leather, gold, silver ... 4,000 stalls with many alleys and a lot of exits/entrances. The shopkeepers are not too pushy and do allow you to browse but if you don't intend to buy you need to make them aware so that they can move on to their next victim.
After checking in and showering we took to the streets again, or at least on the red bus to go across to ...
... Istanbul for Cappadocia. After traveling through Asia and bits of the Middle East and Northern Africa, the Grand Bazaar seemed less exotic than it did from our kitchen table in Berkeley. We managed to get out with just one item – worry beads handmade of ebony and silver (we hope since that's what we paid for). Alex pulled it out when we got on our Pegasus Air flight to Kayseri. It seems appropriate to be skeptical when flying an airline named after a mythical ...
... Dental Tourism in Istanbul
Dr. Demet and the assistant escorted Dave to a bright and modern office. They wore uniforms, masks and gloves She is young, maybe late 20’s. She is 3 years out of dental school and is working on her PhD. She is “this far’ from finishing, she said, as she held her finger and thumb about an inch apart. After a quick visual, Dave was sent a small room for a panoramic x-ray. The ...
Taxi, then CAT train to the airport, and a 2 hour flight to Istanbul.
The airports were very busy, and passport control at Istanbul was manic.
We found our driver, and were delivered close to our hotel (cars not allowed down that street).
... cheese, minced meat or vegetables. I seemed to be the only foreigner there despite the fact that the place was on a main tourist drag. After I was done eating, I lingered for a little while longer looking at my map, and the store keeper made a point to come over and make sure I was aware of all the places I should check out, even though his English was limited to reciting the selections of bureks on his storefront. It was an expression of the typical ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services