Hotel El Blanco
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- TV RTR Planeta Russia
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Blanco Istanbul
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... would've thought it would be in Greece! Two hours later we touched down in Istanbul. It was a very busy airport but well organised and after passing through passport control with no dramas we were on our way to the hotel. It was nice to have things go smoothly at the airport. After the stress of catching the bus in Athens we decided to catch a cab to our hotel this time. The driving over here is insane! I am not a very good passenger (just ask Matt) so the trip for me ...
... where there was a place we had been recommended by friends we'd met in Croatia. We slowly walked along the street, and every restaurant tried to get us into their shop! We had a look at a few menus, but ended up at the place we'd been told about, Defne. Our waiter Aziz seated us inside and he was a very funny man! Instantly joking around with us, it was very funny! We got some recommendations for food from him and ordered, then had a really good chat with Keith ...
... my any of the students will go to college abroad so we talked to a few students about the application process and where they want to go to school. We walked around the campus which was absolutely huge and gorgeous and wayy nicer than most college campuses I've seen. The school has a view of the entire city and the outside of the building is covered in ivy. The next school we visited was a public high school that is very high performing but is focused more on testing. We got to sit in ...
... of the people ruin it. One thing I miss about England is the responsibility people take but hey - different cultures etc. cannot stand the misogyny though. I also now have an overwhelming urge to watch Taken 2. Unfortunately there are a few anti-Israel protestors here as well. Every time I walk past my new tattoo throbs like Harry Potters scar as Voldemort approaches! Talking of which it's possible I may have messed it up yesterday by going in to the ...
... into the main room, stripped me of my towel and asked me to lay down on the large circular marble bench. There were 3 other women on the marble with me all at various stages of the process. First warm water was poured over me and then I was scrubbed from head to toe with an exfoliating mit. I could see the dead skin in balls on my arms but it wasn't as rough or painful as I had expected. The lady led me over to the wall next to a basin which I was told to ...