Tag Archives: Istanbul

The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul

  Istanbul is a great destination for those looking for a unique cultural experience. As the country resides in the meeting of two continents (Europe and Asia), and has the biggest population in Europe, you can already predict the contrasts … Continue reading

A guide to successful bargaining in Istanbul

Pazarlik – bargaining (or haggling, for you followers of Brian) – is a skill, a social activity, and a decent tool to help you get a great deal on anything from carpets to cardamom.  We don’t see much of it in the … Continue reading

15 Top UNESCO sites in Europe

Europe might be full of foreigners, small hotel rooms and questionable border security, but one thing it really does have going for it is the depth and breadth of history throughout the continent.  Like tropical rainforest is for plant and … Continue reading