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A Culinary Tour of Istanbul

A Culinary Tour of Istanbul

The runaway favourite highlight of our recent trip to Istanbul was a walking culinary tour with Culinary Backstreets. This company operates several different walking tours in Istanbul; the one we chose was 'Two Markets, Two Continents'. It is truly an extraordinary way to experience Istanbul away from the tourists. It was outstanding and I cannot recommend it enough. We were two groups of 6, (the...

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Our Favourite Things in Istanbul

Our Favourite Things in Istanbul

I have some great new additions to my "Favourite Things to do in Istanbul' list. As well as my favourite Bookshop, Jewelry store, Rug shop, Hotel and cafe, I can now add the best place to buy fresh Turkish Delight, favourite Pub and favourite place to buy leather handbags (from where I just bought three!) Favourite Pub....Cozy Restaurant & Cafe. On Divanyolu Street (the main...

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