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10 must see historical places in Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul is an amazing city and just as you’d expect it blends its history with the cultures and religions that met at this crossroads of civilisation.  If you’re visiting the city and have a heart for the historic sites and don’t want to miss any then here are our favourite must-see historical places in Istanbul […]

Istanbul for kids – the good and the bad

We absolutely adored our first time in Istanbul and would love to return.  If you’re wondering what is worth visiting in Istanbul for kids then read on for what our tips are.  We didn’t manage to go everywhere of course! Things to do in Istanbul for kids Istanbul and Turkey are great for kids, the people […]

First impressions of Istanbul

We’ve just returned from a lovely 4 night trip to Istanbul.  It was part wedding anniversary trip, part wedding present trip since the flights were bought using vouchers we received for our wedding 7 years ago! We flew from London Heathrow which isn’t exactly local to us, but we have friends who don’t live too far […]