Turkey Category Posts

Turkish Ice-Cream Dondurma

6 August, 2010

Another sweet treat from Istanbul that is so unique to this country – the Dondurma (turkish ice-cream). Dondurma in Turkish translates literally to Freezing. It is made of milk,...

Turkish Sweet Treats – Baklava and Turkish Delight

29 July, 2010

No visit to Istanbul is complete without a stop at Gulluoglu Karakoy. This establishment is famous for producing the national pastry sweet since 1949, baklava and it has only...

Istanbul Yerebatan Sarayi Sunken Palace – Basilica Cistern

23 July, 2010

While in Istanbul, there is no better place to escape the hot Turkey summer than to explore the Yerebatan Sarayi (Sunken Palace) Basilica Cistern (Entrance Fee: 10 TL). This...

Istanbul Ottoman Topkapi Palace

18 July, 2010

Just like the mosques e.g. Blue Mosque, Red Mosque, there are just as many palaces in Istanbul – the most prominent and the oldest one being Topkapi Palace. Unlike...

Blue, Red and New Mosque Istanbul

10 July, 2010

In Istanbul, you will not be able to miss the big mosques which dominate the city skyline – so massive they are that they have become an attraction in...

Istanbul Hali Hotel and Hanedan Hotel Review

1 July, 2010

Being one of the most famous tourist destination in the world and the bridge between Asia and Europe, you will find a wide selection of hotels available in Istanbul....

Exotic Turkey Trip Summary

24 June, 2010

Another long trip – this time just to one country – Turkey for 14 days!  Turkey is so big that different parts of the country has such diverse culture,...