For all the travelers visiting or missing Istanbul.
Kumru' Ballade by the amazing Turkish pianist/composer Fazıl Say. Fazıl wrote this ballade for her daughter. He usually plays this piece on the piano himself but this orchestral version is also a pleasure to listen to.
The city is full of stylish boutique hotels now. Some small, some bigger than others... Our Top 5 Boutique Hotels list explores the best and most convinient boutique hotels in Istanbul for you to stay in.
The Ottoman's ruled the region for the next 400 + years until November 1, 1922 when the Grand National Assembly (led by Ataturk) passed a law deposing Mehmed VI - the last of the Ottoman Sultans - and voiding all laws of his government.