Every time I wander around the Galata Tower, I glance over the shops and catch up with some new shops and their products. Galata, Şişhane and Karaköy areas are getting popular each year. A few years ago I was walking towards Kabataş from Galata Tower when the Turkish delight in the front of a small and pretty shop got my attention. As a sweet lover, I immediately walked into the shop. I tasted Turkish delight with walnut and walnut paste here for the first time in my life. Continue reading “All Comes From Love, A Shop in Galata”
I have some good news for you. If you fly with Turkish Airlines your luggage won’t be a burden to you. Until your last moment in Istanbul you can enjoy your travel because you can drop your luggage at the Miniport offices, which are located in Taksim and Istanbul Ataturk Airport
The number of domestic flights in Turkey has been increasing in recent years because of the new airport constructions of the Turkish government and recent investments of the private airline companies. A flight ticket can be occasionally cheaper than a bus ticket owing to the promotion campaigns of the airlines.
Last May I visited North Cyprus for the seventh time. I am kind of a usual pilgrim of Cyprus 🙂 Whenever I visit this beautiful island I try to see and explore different parts of it. This time, though, I found out about some interesting facts about the island and wanted to share them with you. Here are some of the less known facts about Northern Cyprus.
Edirne was the capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1363 to 1453 until May 29, 1453, the day Sultan Mehmet conquered Istanbul and it became the empire’s fourth and final capital. I recently paid a visit to this magnificent city and I have 7 answers for the question in the article’s title:
Last weekend I organized a tour of the ancient city İznik (a small city south of Istanbul) and its surroundings. We had a sunny weekend and had a great time. Like me, many people and tourists pass by İznik while on their way to Bursa. İznik with its beautiful nature and its history are a city worth visiting if you’re traveling to Turkey.
On August 10th, 1628, the 64-gun warship Vasa left the port of Stockholm while the excited crowd were watching her departure. After a few minutes the ship encountered a strong wind and it was heeled over to the port. The gunports were open to make farewell shots and this caused the water to rush into the ship. Vasa sank after a single mile of sailing. The crew were allowed to take their families and guests along for the first part of the passage so there were around 150 people on the ship. 30 of them died onboard. Her valuable bronze cannons were salvaged.
I guess there is nobody out there who didn’t wish for love while blowing out the candles on a birthday cake or seeing a falling star or counting down for new year’s first day. We wish for love when we don’t have it and when we have it and break up we go and say “It is all a lie. There is no LOVE anymore.” Somehow human beings can’t handle to live with or without love. I want to share this article with you which is about a movie and a museum about love.
Do you know that every year over 500 marathons are held all around the world? Or, why do athletes have to run exactly 42195 meters in a marathon? Read this post if you are curious about the answers to these questions and want to dig into some interesting historical events.