Hotel Valide Sultan Konagi
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
We have met our destination
Dear Friends, I am in India catching up on my blog. I have had NO time since leaving Greece. My time in Istanbul was awesome! Istanbul is a large city - 15 million people so it was a bit overwhelming at first. I was booked at the Four Seasons my first night and felt isolated from the culture. I found this small family hotel for 20% of the cost. I …
... took 1.05 and this time we were off the plane early. and through passport control and the baggage claim in a minimum amount of time. Although at one stage Nev thought he may have to wear my nickers as his bag was slow to turn up. Our driver into Athens, was very friendly and suggested nice places to try for an evening meal so once we caught our breath we headed out on the street to see what we could find. We strolled past ...
Today it is official. After a long plane ride across the Atlantic into Europe and then another two and a half hour flight we have made it to Istanbul, Turkey. While many of us were pretty jet lagged when getting off the plane we were all excited to absorb the culture of this city and country.
After our group had landed and gathered our things we met with our tour guide who will be with us during our time in Turkey named Oscar. Oscar led us ...
I really enjoyed the last couple of days in Istanbul. We spent most of our time in the markets. Some of the markets are like big shopping centres but others are just little set ups on the side of the road. I don't think these are all legal because when Police drive along the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services