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The Other Tour

Watchtower of Turkey

Arguably the best video that's ever been made about Turkey - maybe the best video that ever will be made. Yes, I hype it up that much. It's very likely that it'...

Istanbul

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. -Gilbert K. Chesterton istanbul's premier culture tour experience the city,...

Berlin

Experience Berlin through her diversity We focus on the lives of 'others'. In such a cosmopolitan city as Berlin, we explore the culture and lifestyle of minor...

New York City

The Other Tour New York, guided by Bülent Karatas, is coming very soon!  ...

ISTANBUL BLOGS: TOP 5 SITES

Both very personal experiences of years spent abroad and locals sharing their Istanbul-lifestyle with the world or creating a blog that answers travelers' questions about Istanbul into the tiniest detail....
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“An Iconoclastic Tour”

The Other Tour is very much a counter tour that avoids the standard tourist sites and the standard approach of herding tourists with the occasional pointing...

Turkish Baths in Istanbul: Top 5

Over the last 5 and half years, enjoying a scrub and massage in Turkish baths has been an integral part of The Other Tour experience. Here are our favorites....

Flickr of Istanbul

There's a nice group on Flickr where people from all around the world add to the pool of photos of Istanbul that I've been following for years. Here are some of...