Istanbul: Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar & Usküdar

Surprisingly, our last day in Istanbul started off with a somewhat clear sky, so we headed out fairly early once more. Our first stop of the day was The Blue Mosque. Yes, we’d already seen it many times, but up until that day, we hadn’t had time to go inside yet because of long queues. This... Continue Reading →


Istanbul: Taksim, Galata Tower, Bosporus Cruise, Wall of Constantinople & Spice Bazaar

With the promise of a sun-filled day, we were already up and going by 6:30am the second day to go sight-seeing in the neighborhood around our hotel. And I must say; the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque sure look a lot better when the sun is shining. We also had a quick stop at... Continue Reading →

Off to Istanbul!

Fi-na-lly spring again, but more importantly; it was finally time for my trip to Istanbul. Unfortunately, that has passed now as well, but that means I have loads of tips for you now in case any of you would ever want to visit Turkey’s capital. As usual, I’ll start with some general stuff like hotel and... Continue Reading →

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