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No ride is complete without a coffee shop

It wasn’t the best day to go out. It was raining and the weather was very cold. But we were crawling “Sarıyer Böreği” for about a week now and determined to visit “Sarıyer Börekçisi.” Börek is a pastry prepared with phyllo and filled with meat, cheese, spinach, or other types of vegetables. Here is a […]

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English Istanbul Travel

Balat – Through The Historical Citadel

Walk along the Haliç coastline, when you start to notice half-collapsed buildings you will know that you are in Balat.       You enter the district through a historical door of the citadel which is not too imposing but indicates that you are about to enter a special place           […]