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Posts Tagged ‘istanbul’

Humane side of protests in Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013

Humane side of protests in Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013

Jun 28, 13 • Europe, TurkeyNo Comments »
Since the end of May we have been closely watching the situation in different parts of Turkey. The protests began in the center of Istanbul in Gezi park. Early morning police moved in to clear the park from several hundred people who occupied it to...
Street Art Istanbul

Street Art Istanbul

Apr 5, 13 • Europe, TurkeyNo Comments »
Some street art from Istanbul...
TPR Photo Quiz - 6 August

TPR Photo Quiz – 6 August

Aug 6, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz3 Comments »
Where in Istanbul can you see this particular calligraphy? Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of interest, food, etc.  A Winner gets a postcard. Rules: 1. A photo question is posted...
Amasra - perfect getaway from busy Istanbul

Amasra – perfect getaway from busy Istanbul

Aug 3, 12 • Turkey5 Comments »
Istanbul was a furnace for about a week, with probably over 40*C during the day. We also waited for our friends (Ange and Lukas) to come to Istanbul. Once everyone arrived we were ready to leave. The Initial plan was to go to Akcakoca (Akçakoca),...
Glimpses of Istanbul

Glimpses of Istanbul

Aug 1, 12 • Turkey2 Comments »
Istanbul was, is and will always be the magical cross road between Europe and Asia with its hustle, noisy and thousands of people, as well as calm parks, magnificent mosques, ancient monuments and lively atmosphere of Taksim bars and clubs. This...
Visit to Suleymaniye Camii is a great alternative to the Blue Mosque

Visit to Suleymaniye Camii is a great alternative to the Blue Mosque

Jul 31, 12 • Turkey1 Comment »
The Blue Mosque (or Sulatn Ahmed Mosque) and Haghia Sophia pop in one’s mind when Istanbul is mentioned. Few people think of the Suleymaniye mosque. The former two dominate the skyline of Istanbul and can be seen from many places of the city....
TPR Travel Tip - Kokorec or have you tried sheep guts?

TPR Travel Tip – Kokorec or have you tried sheep guts?

Jul 29, 12 • Turkey1 Comment »
Are you brave enough to try strange food in different countries while you travel? Have you eaten a snake? bugs or monkey? Do you know what is Kokorec? Maybe you have tried guts in Turkey? If not, we highly recommend you to do that next time you are...
Miniaturk, the first miniature park in Istanbul

Miniaturk, the first miniature park in Istanbul

Jul 28, 12 • Turkey5 Comments »
Have you ever heard of Miniaturk? Yes, mini Turkey or miniature Turkey. I was quite curious when my friend Emre told me that we can visit this park with miniature models of various famous sites from all over Turkey. He said: If you are lazy to visit...