Topkapi Sarayi (Topkapi Palace) – Istanbul

Topkapi Palace was the residence of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries.  When Sultan Mehmet conquered Istanbul in 1453, he made Istanbul the capital of his empire.  His first palace was set in the middle of the town. In the 1470s, he built his second palace and initially named it the New [...]

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Akgun Hotel

Akgun Hotel is located in Laleli district of Istanbul, which is famous with its sales and a lot of shops. The hotel provides economic accommodation for those, who visit Istanbul for a short time with shopping purposes.Due to advantageous rates Akgun Hotel is always full, so it is recommended to make reservation in advance.   [...]

RnB storm in Istanbul

In Istanbul’s night life, there is a trend which has been rising recently and performed by many places already. The name of this trend is RnB nights… Close your eyes and imagine you are one of the clubs in Los Angeles, Detroit or Miami.  You no longer have to be in America or another country [...]

Dishes with a “mother’s touch”

Hamarat Ev Yemekleri If you work in Şişli or occasionally come to the neighborhood, there is this cozy restaurant for which you can avoid any other alternatives in the vicinity: “Hamarat Ev Yemekleri”, where all the work is done only by “skillful” ladies, from the cooking to business management… This restaurant located in a two-storey building in [...]

Eurasia Boat Show Istanbul

Fair for boats, equipment and accessories The Eurasia Boat Show in Istanbul is an exhibition for boats, equipment and accessories. Many exhibitors show at the fair the latest trends and developments for the industry. Visitors have the opportunity to look at a wide range of boats, yachts and other vessels and to seek advice from [...]