Affiliate Disclaimer is a growing travel blog that’s a true labor of love, built by basically one person using WordPress and getting some help from his older brother with Photoshop. It’s primarily a passion project, aimed at promoting the hidden gems of Istanbul while emphasizing the value of getting to know other cultures in an authentic and immersive way.

The site’s centerpiece is The Other Tour of Istanbul, a one-of-a-kind experience that immerses participants in the city’s lesser-known neighborhoods while offering a range of engaging activities throughout the day. Since 2011, The Other Tour has been a boutique organization that specializes in alternative tourism in Istanbul, paving the way for new and exciting ways to discover this amazing city.

OUTSOURCED PRODUCTS ADDED TO THE SITE AS OF APRIL 2023 is a participant in the affiliate programs of various companies that provide tours and services, including‘s advanced system allows for the automatic detection of our content, and relevant tours and services are recommended accordingly. These programs allow us to earn a commission on purchases made through links to their websites, which are placed on the sidebars of our posts. In the name of full transparency, we earn an 8% commission on such purchases.

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The Other Tour Istanbul 2014 - Visiting schools with Ricki
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