Istanbul’s flea markets

“Our holds are busting with swag!” Any fans of Pirates of the Caribbean will vibe with this line, which captures perfectly almost every afternoon and evening when we returned to the flat in Istanbul with treasures from flea markets. Continue reading

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Istanbul Feasts

There is more to food in Istanbul than meat rotating on a stick – although we did eat a lot of those and they were delicious. 9 days, about 5 meals a day. I count my holidays by the number of meals I can have. Continue reading

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Istanbul! I miss you already!

The best holiday we’ve had – Istanbul, what an amazing city you are, I miss you already! Flea markets, history, food, buzzing neighbourhoods, the best people watching, clean streets, efficient public transport and the beautiful mighty bosphorous always in your viewfinder; plus such friendly people eager for a chat over a cup of tea. This is a city I’ll go back to in a heart beat… Continue reading

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