Istanbul Travel

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 […]

Travel Turkey

A lucky delay to Urfa

I was in Cappadocia with a friend and we were planning to travel to Mardin from there. That was our initial plan but it changed when we asked about the bus tickets to Mardin. There was no direct bus to Mardin and we were said that first, we need to go to Urfa. It was […]

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           […]