Posts tagged "istanbul"
Leb i derya Istanbul

Leb i derya Istanbul

Leb i derya Istanbul Leb i derya was one of the first rooftop bars and restaurants in Istanbul. 5. Kat (5th floor) was the original restaurant located in a tiny side street of the famous Istiklal Caddesi. The second Lebiderya restaurant was opened a bit further but also in Taksim, on the sixth floor of...
360 Istanbul

360 Istanbul

360 Istanbul 360 Istanbul has 3 restaurants in Istanbul located in very different areas with different atmosphere and setting. These are 360 Istanbul East located in Kadiköy (Asian side), 360 Istanbul Suada, located in the Bosphorus (yes in the water) and finally 360 Istanbul in Taksim which this post is about. 360 Istanbul restaurant is a...
Sade Kahve

Sade Kahve

Sade Kahve Sade Kahve, which means Only Coffee in Turkish, is a charming little cafe in Istanbul along the Bosphorus waterfront road, at Rumeli Hisari in the Sariyer district. Although it is often very busy on Saturday and Sunday, Sade Kahve is a great cafe for brunch to celebrate the weekend. They have only outside...
Big Chefs Tarabya

Big Chefs Tarabya

Big Chefs Tarabya Big Chefs Tarabya restaurant is part of a chain but feels unique because of its Bosphorus waterfront location and stunning terrace. Big Chefs in Tarabya is a bit further away from the city center but the trip along the waterfront is worth it. They offer international food which you can enjoy while sitting...
Sensus Wine Bar

Sensus Wine Bar

Sensus Wine Bar Sensus Wine Bar & Cheese Boutique (or as the Turkish would say “Sensus Peynir ve Sarap Butigi”) is a cosy wine bar hidden in a small side street next to the Galata tower. In the historical Galata neighbourhood, Sensus might be one of the best places in town to taste some local Turkish...
La Mancha Restaurant

La Mancha Restaurant

La Mancha Restaurant La Mancha Restaurant in Kuruçeşme is a great place to go for tapas while enjoying, yet another, amazing Bosphorus view. La Mancha also offers a rich wine list with more than 100 international and local wines. The restaurant has a mixed cuisine of Spanish, Italian and Moroccan style prepared dishes. So besides the tapas La...
Up Lounge Istanbul

Up Lounge Istanbul

Up Lounge Istanbul Up Lounge is located in Asmalımescit, Beyoğlu and is a great place for some delicious Mediterranean food or to taste a variety of classy cocktails. The Asmalımescit area is, especially during the summer months, always a dynamic and busy neighborhood. So when you are bored here, you can always go to many of the...
Assk Cafe

Assk Cafe

Assk Cafe (Aşşk Kahve) Assk Cafe or Aşşk Kahve in Turkish, which literally means Love cafe, is one of our favourite breakfast and bruch places in Istanbul. ”To See & be seen” is probably the most suitable description for this fabulous hidden restaurant. With a terrace on the Bosphorus waterfront, a trendy crowd and a romantic garden setting the...
Çengelköy villa Bosphorus

Çengelköy villa Bosphorus

Çengelköy Villa Bosphorus Villa Bosphorus is located on the Asian side of Istanbul with a spectacular view of the Bosphorus bridge. They offer a delicious seafood menu and a wide assortment of quality wines. Probably best during summer nights when you can sit outside and gradually see the lights of the Bosphorus bridge go on to perform their magical show....
Bosphorus Cruise

Bosphorus Cruise

Bosphorus cruise A Bosphorus cruise offers some of the most spectacular views of Istanbul. During the Bosphorus tour you will have best views on both the Asian and European side of Istanbul, several Ottoman palaces (including Dolmabahçe Palace), the two famous bridges connecting the continents and many beautiful waterfront villas. These villas are actually referred...
Driving in Istanbul

Driving in Istanbul

Driving in Istanbul If you are not used to the traffic in Turkey, driving in Istanbul can be quite an experience. First of all, you have to be very careful. Lanes do not mean anything in Istanbul and there are only a few drivers that are actually using their turn signals. So be careful! The...
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...