Turkey Travel Writing and Travel Photography

A Sea of Shopping in Istanbul

A Sea of Shopping in Istanbul Tags: Istanbul, Turkey

Centuries seem to fall away as you look out over the city of Istanbul. Slim minarets pierce the air and in the early morning stillness you hear a muezzin wail one of five-daily invocations that summon the faithful to turn toward Mecca.

Istanbul After Dark

Istanbul After Dark Tags: Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is one of the most popular destinations in all of Eastern Europe for nighttime activities. The city itself is comprised of an eclectic mix of both the ancient and the modern, with timeless architecture punctuated by twentieth century modernity. During the daylight hours, the sights and smells of this exotic city serve to dazzle the eye and tempt the palate and by evening these surroundings are transformed into a glittery display of music, cocktails and dancing certain to surprise even the most seasoned party-goer. Let us have a closer look at some of the hottest spots and coolest clubs that Istanbul has to offer.