TURKEY TRIVIA

Some might seem a little over the top, but we have done our homework and they are all correct, arright?! These facts might actually come in very handy as conversation starters if you ever want to chat up some Turkish people.

Turkish coffee

Turkish coffee. I'm sure you've heard that word tossed around once or twice. So what makes it different? What makes it special? What makes it, well, Turkish?

BEST BARS IN ISTANBUL

To have some fun (that's what bars are for) this list is presented by comparing the bars to their celebrity counterpart. I think it will help you understand the sort of place that you're about to step into.

OFF THE BEATEN PATH ISTANBUL

We are revealing our favorite places in Istanbul that are not known by many people. Amazing places in Istanbul that are little known amongst tourists (and even the locals). These spots will make your time in Istanbul even more magical.

BEST PLACES FOR AN ISTANBUL RUN

We understand that some people just can't let go of exercise - even for a few days. Once a runner, always a runner. Or something like that... Here are the best places to run in Istanbul.

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 the recent cool ones that we picked for you.

WRINKLES OF THE CITY

The short film Wrinkles of the City relates the portraits from JR's Istanbul project to the tales of the local elderly, thus reflecting the traces of time on the city's architecture through each character's intimate story.