It is not surprising that a city like Istanbul has many stories behind the names of its neighborhoods. Since the beauty of city flourished creativity when it comes to calling neighborhoods, there are countless interesting background stories of neighborhood names. Here we list only 7 of them to give you the glimpse of it.
Istanbul has always been an outstanding travel destination. But beside adventurous voyagers who want to see Istanbul’s charm, there have also been lots of creative people who hoped Istanbul would inspire their artistic minds. Writers who took notes during their visits or those who created artworks influenced by their visits allow us to see Istanbul’s power on the imagination. Istanbul has its own legacy of Turkish writers, but there are lots of foreign writers who visited Istanbul and left there mark. Here, we will list here six of our favourites to give you an idea of the Istanbul influence.
It’s still possible to find that Christmas feeling in Istanbul. Although Christmas itself is not celebrated by most people in Turkey, Christmas decorations and gifts are associated with new year’s celebrations, making it quite easy to find gifts to treat your friends or family. However, finding alternative sustainable gifts sometimes requires some effort…
Winter is coming, so it is nice to notice some winter delicacies that we are about to come across. They are not just filling our stomach, they shape our winter experience. So, here we listed some of these tastes to give you a hint.
Change is dwelling through the veins of Istanbul if you look close enough. Although new buildings and structures seem to be invading the city, history still hosts today’s activities. Here we listed 5 unique art spaces in Istanbul which were converted from historical buildings.