Naz Wooden House Inn
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
Our first meal in Istanbul is going to be tough to beat...moussaka, kabobs with saffron bulgar wheat, fresh parsley, tomatoes and peppers, a variety of salads and spreads. House-made pomegranate and pistachio candies were a terrific finish. Sent from my iPad
... for a tranquil meal to a famous fish restaurant by the Bosphorus with a fantastic view of the Bosphorus bridge in the background. We had some amazing different types of fish that were caught only a matter of minutes beforehand. Unfortunately Emre introduced me to the infamous Turkish spirit raki - quite simply it tastes like liquorice and is disgusting!
Barlas' Big Barbecue
On the Sunday morning Barlas drove his two friends Farhat and GŁnce, Koray and I to his ...
... I got the transport and then travelled about 20 minutes into town to the Hotel. The drive along the waterfront was beautiful. The bay was full of ships & boats and a park ran along the water with exercise areas just like we have. The hotel is like a boutique hotel with only 30 rooms. The staff have been very friendly. I was in time for breakfast. Then it was into bed for a rest.
The tour starts tomorrow afternoon. Gayle is due to arrive ...
... until you got up really close. Once we had fully explored this building we set off across the park to visit the blue mosque. It is open to the public and free but it is just temporarily shut during prayer times. To go in here we had to take our shoes off and put them into these plastic bags and we had to cover our heads with our scarves. It was really beautiful inside. Apparently it is the stain glass windows and hundreds of patterned blue tiles that make the inside light ...
... made it through to the
arrivals gate, it had been over an hour since we had landed.
A quick search for someone holding a sign with our name on it yielded nil
results. "Great", we thought, "Our pick up must have been tired of
waiting and left." Eventually though we spotted him amongst the myriad
of other sign holders.
Wasn't long before we were ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility