Monthly archive February, 2013
Residence Permit in Turkey

Residence Permit in Turkey

Residence Permit in Turkey Getting a residence permit in Turkey can be quite a time consuming task. If you live in Istanbul, you first have to make an appointment with the “Istanbul Yabancılar Şube Müdürlüğü” which basically is the “foreign department of the Police”. There are many blogs on the internet describing how to get a residence permit...
Borsa Restaurant

Borsa Restaurant

Borsa Restaurant Borsa Restaurant, also called Borsa Lokanta in Turkish, is famous for their high quality food. Borsa has 3 restaurants in Istanbul but on in this post we would love to share our experience we had in the Kandilli Borsa Restaurant. The place is magnificent since the building is a former royal residence called Adile Sultan Sarayı (Palace). The...
Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Hagia Sophia (or Ayasofia) is one of the most valued and visited touristic attractions in Istanbul tourism. Hagia Sophia is located in the Fatih district where most of the Istanbul touristic attractions are. The uniqueness of this building is because of its history. The Hagia Sophia, which means Holy Wisdom, was first build...
Taksim restaurants (Istiklal Caddesi)

Taksim restaurants (Istiklal Caddesi)

Taksim Restaurants Having dinner in the side streets of Istiklal Caddesi in Taksim Istanbul is not upscale per se but it is a “must do” when you live or are on holidays in Istanbul. The Taksim area is the nightlife centre of Istanbul and there is a constant “positive” fuss around here; 24/7 and 7 days per...
The House Cafe

The House Cafe

The House Cafe The House Cafe is a chain and you find them all over Istanbul. However, The House Cafe Ortaköy is a special one since it is located right below the Bosporus bridge and next to the water. This place is truly a joy. Especially when the sun is shining since the restaurant has quite a...
Football in Turkey (soccer)

Football in Turkey (soccer)

Football  in Turkey (soccer) Football in Turkey is definitely worth experiencing since Turkey is a real football crazy country. Especially in Istanbul with its numerous football clubs. The 3 biggest clubs in Turkey are in Istanbul namely Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş. Galatasaray and Beşiktas are both located on the European side of Istanbul whilst Fenerbahçe is on the Anatolian side....